Tap, step, heel... 5 lessons from tap dancing


Tap... & Step.... two clean sounds: metal hitting wood.

Maybe they have no significance to you, but they wake me up. Not from regular sleep. 

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I had gotten my high-healed tap shoes two months before. The other girls looked at me in awe. Dancing was were I felt free to be me.  I felt confident, especially tap dancing. Where I was usually shy and quiet, in tap class I had control of my body, I could follow the music, I could lift my head high and smile from inside, I could express myself f…

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My most important sombrero

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We say we wear many hats. Hopefully, no more than one a time. But...

in this crazy times, with partial lockdowns and distance learning, knowing which one to pick is cloudy at best. A random choice.  

On some days, my hats tend to merge into unique creations, two or three at once. If I were to picture them, they might be funny looking, even ridiculous. ([imagine inserted gif.... no time to search]).

And so it was last week, after an infuriating and pointless telephone call that had me pacing f…

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