appledanceshoes sells Very Fine, which are useful beginner dance shoes, at a reasonable price.
What caw said about Latin and Brooklyn Dancesport Club. Also fyi: huge, huge dedicated Russian population here. Lots of competition, and not just at...
Chocolate chip fudgy brownies and oatmeal raisin cookies, for thank-you gifts to the staff at the sub-acute care facility.
Seafood and chicken paella. Company was supposed to come for dinner, but got stuck in traffic and cancelled after paella already finished. So I have...
Words you never, ever want to hear: "mantle cell lymphoma."
eta: no, not me, not my family. but a long time friend.
recent memory/foreseeable future:
hospital/doctor/hospital/sub-acute care with 94 year old father.
lessons, gyro, rolfing.
that's pretty much it.
I'd forgotten about that. Put it out of my mind, actually. (I am not terribly Mirkophilic, and shirtlessness put me over the edge.)
Showcases. Or showdances. I've seen Latin and Smooth guys, particularly. Can't fathom a shirtless Standard guy. <shudder>
Random: what's with the ballroom pro men and no shirts? I've seen more of this recently than ever before.
I use a washcloth, dipped in soapy water. Works like a charm. But Fasc is right; read the threads. Samina is fearless and has great advice.
break. them. in. and wash them before comp if necessary.
UPdate on Paoul experience.
Personal email from their customer service rep. Conversation about return -- you need permission to return, can't just...
At Nordstrom, today, in the shoe department. I'm having a conversation with the department manager; I need insoles for my new Paoul court shoes, and...
Werner Kern makes something similar.
Loll about doing laundry and reading until time to leave for family gathering
in the snow
granted, it didn't stick, but it was...
I was going to go to Fair City Blues, too, but life interfered. Sorry you're not well -- having to skip a dance weekend is bad enough, but for...
<raises hand> I loathe classic tango music, so much so that I have never learned the dance. And I love love love deeply connected dancing with...
C1 and C2 are the two vertebrae just at the base of the skull.
Lesson, in which things are back to more or less normal
To NYC, to return dance shoes I bought a month ago but will never wear; I take...
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