April Follies

This weekend Kurt and his dance partner will represent Diversity Dancesport in Oakland at the April Follies dance competition. Last year I joined them and took pictures (If you'd like you can watch some of the videos). Being around the dance scene (and the memories it brought back) was bitter sweet. Suddenly, in my mind I… Continue reading April Follies

Little Things

My collection of vintage jewelry has shifted from broaches to screw-back earrings. They are virtually guaranteed to be vintage, and they definitely fit with my sense of style. When my grandma passed away, I was so pleased to be able to select some of her pieces of jewelry, including a pair of screw-back earrings. They are unusual, and… Continue reading Little Things

Invisible Scars

This last week I listened to the audio book version of The Hundred Dresses by Eleanore Estes. This Young Adult book tells the story of Wanda Petronski, who only owns one dress and wears it every day to school. It is always clean, always mended, and always the same. In an attempt to make friends… Continue reading Invisible Scars