I do not know a lot about dancing, but I can only assume that it takes poise and balance for a dancer to dance on point or with toe shoes. One of my nieces studies ballet and I heard that she goes through a pair of toe shoes every month or less. It takes a […]

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By Your Words…

I have been reading all the works of Florence Scovel Shinn, as I get ready to teach a fun, inspiring one-evening workshop at CSL Kaua’i in June. She never minces words and talks straight to us in her writing. The basic premise is: “By your words you prosper or are condemned.” It might seem harsh, […]

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Girls Climb Trees

I have always been the girl who knew in her heart she could have what she put her mind to. Sometimes, I might have to wait for it, but as my grandma used to tell me, “Good things come to those who wait.” I believed her. When I was growing up, I loved to climb […]

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