Day: November 24, 2011

And We’re Back: The Black Friday Martini Bar Soiree

I know.  I know.  It’s been ages.  But I have an excuse.  Honest.  And it involves both men and dance and the annual Hoopers Island Black Firday Martini Bar Soiree, plus a bit of shopping, so I’m hoping that you’ll forgive me. (It is Thanksgiving, after all, and Thanksgiving marks the official start of the Christmas season here in the good ol’ US of A so if you’d like Santa to bring you something nice, it would behoove you to be nice to me and ignore the fact that I’ve missed not one, not two, but six blog posts in the past two weeks.) At any rate, I’m getting ready to teach my second class of the day when one of my beach balls asks, “What happened to you, Miss Kat?  Did you get lost?” I’ve been away for three days plus the weekend in order to network present at the annual conference of the Congress on Research in Dance.  To a five year old, three-days-plus-the-weekend might as well be forever. The thing with academic …