Tweet Internet, I revealed a secret to our dance class tonight, and now I’m going to share it with you. But it’s a secret, so I’m going to whisper, and then you can’t tell it to anyone else. Only your fellow dancers can know this. Lean in close. Wait, let me get a mint. Okay, […]Continue Reading... 5 Comments.
Tweet “90% of competition takes place in about 6 inches, which is the distance between your ears.”–Jason Dungjen, 1998 U.S. pairs figure skating champion I love this quotation; it sums up my philosophy about competition.Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Tweet (I never check my Google search strings–don’t even know how–but I bet that post title will bring out the kinksters and porn seekers.) Some of you know that I’ve been taking ballet–again, for about the 12th time in my life–for a year or so. In October, I cautiously re-started dancing en pointe after 20 […]Continue Reading... 4 Comments.
Tweet Further to my previous, how many does it take to tango? Got this from Joyce, a clip from 1997’s The Tango Lesson*: Must confess that something about the woman being passed from guy to guy gives me the creeps ever so slightly (and might be dangerous–around 2:40, one of the guys almost takes a […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Tweet Geico commercials can get a little tiring. They have so many different campaigns that it seems like one of their ads shows up in every single commercial break. And that brown-haired guy with his hands in his pockets gets on my nerves. But Daniel and I love this ad: Our friend John Osborne could […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Tweet We started learning a mambo routine in our lesson with Eddie today. The mambo is going to be our nemesis, at least for a while. I understood “on2″ when Johnny Castle explained it. For that matter, I understand it when Eddie explains it. Then the music comes on, the tempo is INSANE, and we […]Continue Reading... 8 Comments.
Tweet For “hockey” read “dancing”; for “bowling” read “all activities other than dancing”: “Ovi” creeps me out even when his head is firmly attached to his body but I love this commercial.Continue Reading... No Comments.