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Throwback Thursday: An Almost Good Day at The Shop

The following little relic comes from 2010, aka The Dark Ages when I still working at The Shop. I figured it was a good choice for today’s Throwback Thursday post because I was so damn miserable (and I am currently so damn HAPPY that I’m afraid I might put you all off with my constant…

Film "The Great Escape" 1963

Running the Gauntlet

I came across my old name tag from my days at The Shop while I was emptying one of my desk drawers the other day. My first thought was to throw the damn thing out but I decided to keep it. Why? To remind myself that no matter how bad things might get, they will…

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Throwback Thursday: Happily Never After

Here is the sad, sad conclusion to last week’s post about Corporate’s visit to The Shop.  I am going to go put the finishing touches on tonight’s lecture notes now.  Thank God. At exactly 11:13am on Thursday morning, The Shop’s corporate cavalcade rolled into the parking lot.  “The mother ship has landed!” I hissed into…

A Case of Renegade Socks

It’s time for another double header, but this time I’m not talking about dating.  I’m talking about dancing—or rather the teaching of dancing.  I have dress rehearsals, year-end recitals, regional competitions and parent/teacher conferences today, tomorrow and every day next week. This means that I am spending the majority of my time lecture my students…

Gettin’ Crafty

Amazing what a morning off and a mocha chai latte can do for one’s mental state.  I am feeling better.  Zen even, despite the fact that I have my first official photo shoot this morning, a dress rehearsal for two of my classes this evening and just a few days left to come up with…