5 Things: Of butterflies and hand ballets edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like Randy Backman who got his guitar back after 35 years. It looks like a happy reunion and they lived musically ever after! Well, even if you still haven’t found those prescription glasses that you put down a few minutes ago (true story… where are thoseContinue reading “5 Things: Of butterflies and hand ballets edition”

5 Things: Storied Dance Distortion Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like the girl who received a birthday treat in Braille. I have to say that’s pretty, darn cool and creative. Her reaction is also priceless. Well, even if you didn’t have a sweet week, we’ve gotten to Friday. That even means a long weekend for manyContinue reading “5 Things: Storied Dance Distortion Edition”

5 Things: Dance Ablaze Edition

  Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week or at least recognized (for my American friends, anyway) that it\’s Labor Day weekend with a bonus Monday off to sleep in or reminisce over those weekends that you complained about soccer practices and morning wedding ceremonies.  Well, even if you do not get toContinue reading “5 Things: Dance Ablaze Edition”

5 Things: Hoppy Dance Edition

  Happy Friday and a very Happy Birthday to Mum! Hope you all had a great week like when you catch up with an old friend and the conversation flows as though you\’ve never been apart. (Isn\’t that just the best?) That is one of the plusses of quarantine; old friends coming out of theContinue reading “5 Things: Hoppy Dance Edition”

5 Things: Tour the Creme Brulee Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week like when you find a forgotten $5 bill in your pocket. (That\’s a simple but fabulous feeling, isn\’t it?)  Well, even if there was no pleasant surprise for you this week, it is the first Friday in August, my friends! Where has the year gone? ItContinue reading “5 Things: Tour the Creme Brulee Edition”

5 Things: Euro Eclipse Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week or at least have some fun plans for the weekend. Also, hopefully, my US friends, you will have some combination of a barbecue and pleasant company to look forward to. While social distancing, of course. Don\’t forget the sunscreen and plenty of water… it\’s going toContinue reading “5 Things: Euro Eclipse Edition”

5 Things: Cabin Fever Week 8

Happy Friday! A very Happy Mother\’s Day to all you mothers and motherly people out there! Let this serve as your reminder that you can still plan something special for your mother even if that means a drive-by or ordering a flower delivery. Plan that now before you forget!Well, even if the COVID-19 quarantine timeContinue reading “5 Things: Cabin Fever Week 8”

5 Things: We All Need a Mini-Vacay Edition

Happy Friday the 13th! Hope that you\’re all staying healthy and weathering these horrendous pollen counts around the country. Double eww! Let\’s take a \”5 Things\” mini-vacay away from viruses, stock markets, canceled NCAA tournaments and the scarcity of both disinfectant wipes and toilet paper.  Time to kick back and giggle a little… maybe danceContinue reading “5 Things: We All Need a Mini-Vacay Edition”

5 Things: Dog and Donut Show Edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving with no grumpy relatives and plenty of delicious leftovers. We had a \”White Thanksgiving\” in ABQ yesterday that broke some snow records and inspired some interesting snow creatures and a snowball fight. All very satisfying! Well, even if Aunt Harriet criticized your mashed potatoes for beingContinue reading “5 Things: Dog and Donut Show Edition”