5 Things: Almost Easter Edition

Happy Good Friday and Happy Easter! (And a belated Happy Passover to my Jewish friends!) Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend planned with family and friends. Here are five things I hope you enjoy: 1) Ombre Nails – Okay, I am absolutely hooked on this new nail trend. Ever since my sister and I discoveredContinue reading “5 Things: Almost Easter Edition”

Book Review: So, You Want to Be a Ballet Dancer?

Title: So, You Want to Be a Ballet Dancer? Author: Jennifer KronenbergPublisher: University of Florida PressRelease Date: April 23, 2013 So, You Want to Be a Ballet Dancer? is a very timely and informative offering from the Miami City Ballet\’s own principal dancer Jennifer Kronenberg. Jennifer walks the aspiring dancer through the good, the badContinue reading “Book Review: So, You Want to Be a Ballet Dancer?”

5 Things: Almost Late Edition

Hello and Happy Friday! For whatever reason Friday actually snuck up on me this week… that almost never happens. So, here it goes: 1) Huffington Post Image Blog – This is a truly cool idea. The blog features works of art (sometimes even in process) of an eclectic group of artists. The fun part isContinue reading “5 Things: Almost Late Edition”

5 Things: Spring Break Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you folks who were lucky enough to have a Spring Break this week really enjoyed your time off. Well, here are the things I found interesting this week. Enjoy! 1) RIP Princess Lilian: Sweden\’s Princess Lilian passed away this week at the age of 97. I had heard the name but hadContinue reading “5 Things: Spring Break Edition”

5 Things: Spring Ahead Edition

Happy Friday! Hope everyone had a great week (or at least some fun weekend plans ahead). Also, hope you enjoy what I found interesting this week… 1) Spring Ahead – Don\’t forget that the clocks go an hour forward in the USA this weekend (Sunday, March 10, 2013). This means the later services at church willContinue reading “5 Things: Spring Ahead Edition”

Blogging Ballet: Being a choreographer Part 1

cho·re·og·ra·phy noun \\ˌkȯr-ē-ˈä-grə-fē\\ 1 : the art of symbolically representing dancing 2 a : the composition and arrangement of dances especially for ballet   b : a composition created by this art Merriam–Webster Dictionary (c) 2013 The question I\’ve gotten a lot lately is \”How do I become a choreographer?\” Before I get to that answer, however, it seemedContinue reading “Blogging Ballet: Being a choreographer Part 1”

5 Things: March Edition

Happy March and Happy Birthday to my sweet nephew who shares the day with Federic Chopin and Roger Daltrey from The Who! March 1st is also National Pig Day (pigs need their own day?) and Peanut Butter Lover\’s Day. Hmmm… make that chocolate and peanut butter and I\’m in!1) Did you know… March is Women\’s HistoryContinue reading “5 Things: March Edition”