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Playing the bodhran, an Irish frame drum

{Only 4 things to go to complete 101 things in 1001 days!} Squeezed into a little Irish pub, a pub that looked exactly like what a movie set of an Irish pub would look like, I held my pint and … Continue reading

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Greensleeves and the F.U. Sharp

“Alas, my love, you do me wrong, To cast me off discourteously.” — Greensleeves Back in high school, it was a struggle of love to show up for guitar lessons each week, paid for myself out of a scant minimum … Continue reading

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I Bust a Move on Dance Central a/k/a Cartoons Pity Me in My Basement

“I can’t get no satisfaction.” — The Rolling Stones I’ve never been accused of busting a move, but I’ve learned yet again that persistence pays off. About two years ago, I started playing the Dance Central game for Xbox’s Kinect. … Continue reading

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Your Momma Don’t Dance: Zumba Fail

Photo by Cimm I barely got a workout as I stood in my first Zumba class stepping a little in place, baffled by what to do. Every two seconds or so we switched to a new move. My strategy of … Continue reading

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Counting on Salsa

1, 2, 3, pause, 5, 6, 7, pause…. I am in the middle of a free Salsa dance class and having trouble with the pauses. My husband shoots me a look like there is no way we’ll get these steps … Continue reading

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