Such a simple idea, and still somehow so difficult to realize. I am usually pretty reluctant to share much about my spiritual life with anybody, because it is one of those things which in my humble opinion is just plain private. I have always considered questions about my faith, especially when posed by perfect strangers … Continue reading All You Need Is
ac ▪ cre ▪ tion /əˈkrēSHən/ Noun; 1. The process of growth or increase, typically by the gradual accumulation of additional layers or matter. 2. A thing formed or added by such growth or increase. As a student of historical archaeology in the late 1980s I learned early one of the canons of the discipline: … Continue reading Accretional Layers
These are two of my young students, each with older ballerina sisters. I snapped this a couple of weeks ago at one of the rehearsals for our studio performance. This takes me back several decades when I spent countless hours waiting for my ballerina mamma to finish class or rehearsal, only I was usually sprawled … Continue reading Saucer-eyed.
One day long ago I was chatting with a dear friend about some new device or other one of us was trying to figure out in the absence of a quick start guide—you know: the leaflet, or nowadays often DVD, that comes with a new gadget or gizmo and allows the impulsive among us to … Continue reading Quick Start
Last night I was shooed out of my own kitchen so Handsome Chef Boyfriend could bake mystery cookies. These peanut butter-based beauties emerged from my tiny, unevenly heated, apartment-sized oven a bit later. Main sources of flavor aside from peanut butter (and after HCB fished around in my pantry for a while): pecans, maple syrup … Continue reading Delicious. Naughty.
In a few days a chancery court judge in Tennessee will review a case before him in which I have a strong personal interest. It would appear that certain folks really do fancy themselves Teflon coated and somehow manage to escape all kinds of scrutiny and accountability; if this formula has worked for the better … Continue reading Starter Wife
I am not sure who shot this image on Friday evening at White River Ballet Academy's studio performance, but it has an otherworldly quality to it that is kinda cool. Handsome Chef Boyfriend says it appears that the three of us just walked into the room through the wall behind us like angels. I am … Continue reading Walking Through Walls
Hair thingummies for the Level 1 girls for tomorrow's perfomance. Ta dah!
The beautiful ballet school where I teach and work most days each week will soon mount an informal works-in-progress performance in its new digs. This will serve also as a celebration of the move and will include the public as part of First Friday in White River Junction’s historic village. With a skosh of remaining … Continue reading Moving Planets, Shifting Gears