Pride, or Pleasure?

My daughter, Shae, whom many of you know from her blogs Teen, Meet God and Shae’s Days, completed her annual dance recital (three performances) this past Friday and Saturday. I marvel when I watch my daughter dance. She has been blessed with the genes and talent (none from me!) necessary to become an accomplished performer. But… Continue reading Pride, or Pleasure?

Joy after the Performance

Last weekend, my daughter was privileged to perform in the Nutcracker with the Moscow Ballet, which came to a city near us. What a perfect way to begin our holiday season! My family and I were transfixed at the spectacle of the dancers swirling about in jewel-toned Victorian costumes; the "growing" Christmas tree; the transformation… Continue reading Joy after the Performance