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Musings from the Marshlands: When One Way Doesn’t Work….

…another will. The enormous great blue heron feeding close by on the marsh has been reminding me of that important heron wisdom.  One of the things heron teaches is that when one way doesn’t work, another will. The heron draws … Continue reading

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The Importance of Showing Up

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
I cannot remember the last time I danced as poorly as I did today.  I had half decided not to go to class as I had been feeling under the weather. Then, when I went…

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Enthusiastic Failure: or success by another name

Originally posted on Sirena Tales:
I did not dance well today.  Tight, sore, exhausted and off kilter, I seemed to careen from one misfire to the next.  I just could not get into my groove…or any groove, for that matter.…

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Daring To Dare

“I believe that the most important single thing, beyond discipline and creativity is daring to dare.”~Maya Angelou The day started with the soaring words above sent from the always inspiring Angie . Then the newspaper arrived with a feature about Devon … Continue reading

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When Falling Isn’t Failing

I fall down a lot.  Sure, many of my falls are intentional, a key part of my modern/postmodern dancing. But I also have a noteworthy number of unplanned stumbles, trips, totters.  All of which have gotten me to think a … Continue reading

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Courage or Comfort: A Dialogue in Hip Hop

As much as I wanted to attend, I almost didn’t get myself to a recent hip hop class with some renowned master artists.  ‘Didn’t think my temperamental, 58-year-old joints and tetchy ego could handle it. Then I found myself offering … Continue reading

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The Importance of Showing Up

I cannot remember the last time I danced as poorly as I did today.  I had half decided not to go to class as I had been feeling under the weather. Then, when I went out to the marsh and … Continue reading

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