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Heartland Swing Festival 2014 – BBQ, Snow, Spinning, Babies

Are We Having Fun Yet? So asks the cutout people at the Des Moines Social Club, one of this year’s Heartland Swing Festival’s venues. Based on the crowd’s enthusiasm and cheer, I would say “yes”. Heartland Swing Festival is a … Continue reading

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More is Less is More – thoughts from Zurich

The familiar adage begins “less is more”. My recent Zurich west coast swing teaching experience speaks differently – more is less then is more. Confusing? Allow me to explain. I taught west coast swing workshops with Elissa Gutterman from Tel … Continue reading

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Tel Aviv, Israel – Get Your Westie On

I visited Israel September 11-18. I’ve been looking for a way to teach and visit there since my Denver friends visited Israel for weddings, relatives, and schooling. Israel seemed foreign and exotic, has religious significance, and I enjoy middle eastern … Continue reading

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Camp Hollywood 2012

Camp Hollywood was a great event for me. It was great to reteam with my teaching partner, Heather Ballew. Teaching without my regular partner has been difficult for a few reasons, so I was glad to be back in Colorado … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Blues

Where should I begin? Michelle Davies at EdinBop is great to work with. Don’t call Scotch “Scotch” when in Scotland. Refer to it as Whisky. Stone buildings are awesome. Scotland has always been a dream destination of mine. There’s something … Continue reading

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