Monthly Archives: October 2012

Beauty NOW…or, When I look back, will I wish I had done more dishes?

A mentor once told me about the wise person who had observed that when most people look back over their lives, they rarely wish they had cleaned the house more, or done more dishes. No, most people treasure the meaningful … Continue reading

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My hair smells like pumpkin bread–Recipe Included…

….Included for the yummy pumpkin bread, that is.  (But baking the bread may result in the scented hair :)). Yes, indeedy, once autumn rolls in on a carpet of jewel-toned leaves, I seem to bake and cook pumpkin and butternut squash … Continue reading

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A sense of possibility, or why I’m still dancing solo in public from here to Wisconsin (Flashmob of 1 continues)

I was most nervous dancing in the cavernous rest area outside of Chicago.  Did you know that rest areas there are called “oases?” Love that! And they’re built over the highway, so you gaze out over the torrent of cars … Continue reading

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What am I doing dancing solo in front of all these people in highway rest areas?

Flashmob of 1: dancing my way across America continues.  The adventure was excellent, a recent and now ongoing entry on my bucket list.  Still, there were definitely moments when I was asking myself whether I could do this. Looking back, … Continue reading

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Flashmob of 1: Dancing my way across America

Scene: A highway rest area/food pavilion somewhere outside of Youngstown, Ohio; early evening in late October.  Enter: me and my flashmobsolo idea. It all started early in the morning as we began our road trip from Connecticut to Wisconsin.  That’s … Continue reading

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One Grateful ArtistDancerPerson

Wow.  Words cannot adequately express how unspeakably glorious that super-hot shower felt after rehearsal tonight.  Truly. Thank you. Which gets me to thinking about all there is to be grateful for with my dancing/life/art.  After straining various body parts in … Continue reading

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I’m A Kid in a Candy Store (Recipe Included)

Literally.  Here at the magical Hot Chocolate Sparrow in Orleans, Cape Cod, I’m alternately grinning and slack-jawed as I gaze around in drooling delight.  Savoring the luscious atmosphere rich with chocolate, sugar, and joy.  Think I’m being shallow? Well, read … Continue reading

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