Ever since I let the dance genie out of the bottle, I didn't think it would ever be contained again. It never occurred to me that it might become maimed or even killed. I released the genie during my first year in college. Despite paralyzing shyness, my college friends egged me on until I "danced" … Continue reading did i kill my dance genie?
I ran late to my dance troupe rehearsal this evening and was impatient to get to the studio because of it. So, while the car in front of me was traveling at a perfectly reasonable rate, I decided to pass. While passing, the vehicle began matching my speed, accelerating right along with me. "What a … Continue reading a look in the mirror
A few decades ago, whenever I found myself feeling frustrated about something someone did or said, I tended to declare that "I hate people!" Mainly, I declared this to friends: friends who continued being friends despite my many declarations of hate. (I was a ball of frustration at that time.) I'd forgotten about that hate-spoutin' … Continue reading i hated people when the world was nice
"I never said most of the things I said." -Yogi Berra When I feel brave enough and aware enough, I wonder how much of "me" is really me and not the fabrication of me that I cobbled together. It's a fabrication built of social protocol, coping mechanisms, and family history, and it tends to run … Continue reading i never said most of the things i said