Monthly Archives: October 2013

Drag the Blues Away – Barcelona

Staff picture! Due to fortunate circumstances, I taught at Drag the Blues in Barcelona, Spain with Jana Grulichova. I was en route to Carcassone, France for culinary adventures and was glad I could participate in this new blues event. Drag … Continue reading

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A Nod in Luxembourg

Luxembourg is an impressive city filled with towering bridges, buildings abutting old fortress walls, and extensive casemates. Great appreciation is deserved when you discover these battlements only represent 5-10% of its original fortifications. It’s a great city to explore and … Continue reading

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Learning Lessons

I’m reminded of Mike Faltesek and Thomas Blacharz‘s solo critique class at Stompology. Two dancers would solo dance for 60-90 seconds and then Mike and Thomas would provide constructive criticism. Nerve racking! Sometimes that criticism wasn’t directed at the individuals … Continue reading

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No Rest in Bucharest

There are times I wish I still possessed my stolen smartphone. Times when I see a picture I’d like to capture, but my camera is inaccessible. Times when I’d rather map directions on my phone rather than paper. Times when … Continue reading

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