Hi internet--I know, it's been a while. To be honest, the reason I haven't written is because there's only one thing I've wanted to write about, and I've not been able to write about it for reasons of not counting eggs before they've hatched. WELL. THE EGGS HAVE HATCHED. ALERT THE DINO-KEEPERS. Er. Ok. The … Continue reading IT’S REAL
Hi Internet, So those of you how know me IRL will know that I have a particular love for music with a strong, syncopated beat--and by that I don't mean Swing, I mean Samba. And Reggaeton. Obviously Samba is originally Brazillian, and has been in the Ballroom musical lexicon for many years. Reggaeton is newer, … Continue reading Feminist Reggaeton?
Well. Yeah. So. It's been a month, hasn't it? I have been ridiculously busy, more so than my usual due to some exciting developments from a plan I set in motion 6+ months ago. I know that's irritatingly vague, but I really can't say anything conclusive yet. I promise I will update everyone soon. So, … Continue reading Just Books, I Swear
Hi internet. So this morning I read this post by the fantastic publishers of A Practical Wedding, one of the wedding websites I used when planning our shindig. I still peruse them from time to time, as they post things beyond the nitty-grittys of planning, about relationships, family, and feminism. Today the post that caught … Continue reading On Marriage, and Proposals
Last week I had the pleasure of guest-teaching an intermediate-level ballet class at a local studio. It's been a while since I taught ballet, and I was nervous I would forget the correct terms/tell a dumb joke to a crowd of teenagers/generally make a fool of myself. But luckily, it went rather well! And in … Continue reading Thoughts from A Guest-Teaching Gig
Hi Internet! Welcome to a new year. So I read A LOT in 2016. After coming so close in 2015 to the 50-book mark, I really buckled down and read every spare moment I got. I carried books with me constantly. I figured out how to use the public library e-book portal. And, for my … Continue reading A Reading Re-Cap: 2016
Hey internet--it's been a while. There are lots of things in my life I ought to talk about right now, but I'm going to restrict myself to just a few. I'm sitting on some pretty exciting news, and while in many ways it is still developing, I don't think I can keep my mouth shut … Continue reading On Goals, and Achieving Them