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Meridian Park Cherry Broken

I‘ve been hearing about Meridian Park since before I moved here to DC. I finally was able to visit this beautiful park, also known as Malcolm X park, this past Sunday afternoon. What accompanied my trip were a large number of percussionist banging away in a drum circle. A very delectable treat! My body movement class meets every Sunday early…

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Calendar Overload

Whew! I am planning on doing WAY too much! I mean . . . being sociable is all well and good but GAWD! I’m not leaving any room to breathe it seems. Let’s just take a look at some of the things I’d like to do, shall we? Workout in the morning at least three times a week Dance class…

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Tears On My Pillow

I gave up something yesterday. Something that I love very much. I gave it up in the name of recovery. In the name of rest. I gave up my dancing. This saddened me more than I realized it did. As soon as I sat down to collect myself when I got home last night I started to cry. I couldn’t…

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I Love Me Some Valentine’s Day

? I do, I do, I do, I do, I DO! ? Mostly, because of the CHOCOLATE! Yup. Never mind the cards, balloons, flowers, and the fancy dinners. Just give me some chocolate and I am a VERY happy lady! See how easy I am? *winks* This time of year the stores are overstocked with chocolate in anticipation of this…

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It’s Not As Easy As I Make It Look

The bus driver that brings me home asks me the same question at least once a week. “Why are you always so happy?” I smile at him and simply tell him that I’m always happy. This is so not the case. People who are always happy 100% of the time, 24/7 are on some kind of drugs. They need to…

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Not So Many Adventures & Musings

I‘ve been uber busy. My days mainly consist of taking tons of pictures of children, followed by tons of driving, and dance practice. The first two wear me out pretty good. The third counts as my social time even though it is also work. I have not had much time for social dancing or any other of my social interests.…

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So My Desire Returns

I haven’t ran in weeks.  Until Monday night, I hadn’t gone out dancing in almost as long.  Both have been calling me.  They want me to return.  They missed me…and I missed them.  In a previous post I had mentioned my loss of desire which was due to various amounts of stress.  The thing is both dance and running are…

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New Shoes…New Challenges

I made an investment last week. I figured if I was going to take this Salsa dancing seriously, I needed proper shoes to dance in. Well, Voila! I give you my new dancing shoes! I found these gems at a dance store in Rockville, MD called Repeat Performance. Their selection of ballroom shoes wasn’t up there with the quantity you…

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Etiquette When Dancing Salsa

For those of you that do not know, I love Salsa. Love to dance it. Love to listen to it. Love to move to it. It’s beautiful. It’s fun. It’s a workout! Lol. I have been dancing it for years but just recently got serious about it this past February. It was my birthday present to myself. I’m finding as…

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A Wonderful Lazy Sunday

I had a pretty full week.  Work was about the same…wonderful, fun, and very fulfilling.  ESPECIALLY Saturday.  I got to meet Elmo from Sesame Street!  The ACTUAL Elmo!  Kevin Clash.  Whoo-hoo!  It is SO fun being a photographer! The rest of my week was great.  I chilled with a new friend at a local mexican joint.  It had been a…

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A Night Of Salsa To Start My Year

Well if you don’t know by now, I LOVE me some Salsa.  It’s one of those dances that I can just be free and let it all go.  I give up control.  In this dance I have to.  The man is supposed to lead.  All of my trust goes to him.  Exciting. I got lucky and found a New Year’s…

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