Monthly Archives: November 2013

Grateful in WordPress Wonderland

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”–Marcel Proust Greetings.  As I go about the preparations for our Thanksgiving, contemplating all for which I am thankful, I … Continue reading

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dance for joy: dance class

I’ve been teaching an adult dance class recently to some wonderfully talented dancers.  To be honest, I’ve felt intimidated (in addition to inspired).  What can I bring to the table, especially to dancers who are more skilled and talented, and … Continue reading

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kindling light

“If the world is cold, make it your business to build fires.”–Horace Traubel Today dawned dreary, rainy, and cold in my neck of the woods.  And has stayed that way.  The winter blues beckon to me…down, down. But no! Time, … Continue reading

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Getting Crazier

“You just have to get crazier.” The vibrant wisdom of the late, great visionary and choreographer, Pina Bausch, rang in my ears yesterday as I felt stuck in my choreography, and ok, in my life.  Her refreshing reminder to dig … Continue reading

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for the late bloomers

gleeful bare feet rush me  onto this rare treat a lush November afternoon, suddenly hushed still reverent before a crimson miracle unabashedly drenched in scent as skeptical leaves desiccate in lament, the rose rises jubilant  unfurls her passionate bloom  trumps the … Continue reading

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dance of the cursor

oh, pulsating cursor why do you taunt me so, mock my trance and empty pen with your prancing glow? or perchance do I mistake your aim: no malice in your glance but rather forever frolicking you, like me simply love … Continue reading

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Joy and Connection: Santa Hat Rising

I was surprised to discover my Santa Hat in the dry cleaning I picked up yesterday.  How could I have forgotten I had taken it to be cleaned? Then I remembered. I had decided not to don the Hat this … Continue reading

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