Moments

The dance lesson [guest post]

The fourth in the “Defining Moments: Search for Identity Series.” This one comes to us from educator and writer, Cindy Tovar. Read more of her personal blog, Hispanecdotes and follow her on Facebook and Twitter, @Dagny32 The music is blasting, the lights are dim, and I’m in my element. My eyes search the crowd, looking for someone who can show… Continue reading The dance lesson [guest post]

Moments

The best life lessons are learned by dancing

I was a little kid in the late '70s, early '80s when Disco was king. My older sister, only the age of what we today would call a tween, was too grown for words and loved all the cool things of the time. She loved Disco, she loved to dance, and I was her partner.… Continue reading The best life lessons are learned by dancing

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“Magic Mike” lets you know that strippers are people too, sorta, and Adam Rodriguez was in it

I'm already a few days late in my promised review of Magic Mike, and weeks late from the late June premiere. It's not that I've ignored it, but that I've started writing it several times and what I wrote wasn't working for me. Discussing the first time I saw a male stripper live (in my… Continue reading “Magic Mike” lets you know that strippers are people too, sorta, and Adam Rodriguez was in it

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5 totally random songs guaranteed to get you chair dancing & ready for the weekend

It doesn't take much to get me dancing, but these are some of my faves. In fact, Tom Jone's It's Not Unusual was my destress-by-chair-dancing, go-to song. What are some of your favorites? Shake Señora- Pitbull featuring T-Pain & Sean Paul Footloose Technotronic- Pump up the Jam It's Not Unusual- Tom Jones Suavemente- Elvis Crespo BONUS… Continue reading 5 totally random songs guaranteed to get you chair dancing & ready for the weekend