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Back in July, my dance studio put out a notice that they were looking to train new dance teachers. Teaching dance is something that I have considered, but thought that I was not qualified to teach, so I never pursued it. Besides that, I really…

My New Venture – Training To Be A Ballroom Dance Teacher

My mother has dementia.  She was diagnosed with early Alzheimer’s, oh, maybe about 15 or 20 years ago. My mother and I have always had a very rocky relationship. I was the only girl, the oldest of 4.   The boys meant everything to her…

My Mom

I moved here from New Jersey about 7 years ago, one of the reasons being that I was really tired of the long cold and snowy winters. On Friday, February 27, I had a photography/photoshop workshop to attend at the Arlington Convention Center.  The night…

A Jersey Girl In A Winter Storm in Texas

Fluffy, was a very special girl, she was a West Highland White Terrier (Westie).  I remember the first time I saw her, she was sitting in a corner with some little dachschunds… just sitting there looking at me with her big pink ears.  I picked…

Fluffy and Pippa

Back in September, I decided that I wanted to perform in the Christmas Showcase at my dance studio, DanceMakers in Fort Worth. I started taking some private lessons with Ryan there sometime in August. We were working on the smooth ballroom dances, Fox Trot and…

Designing My Rumba Dress (2014)

So this is a little break from my zoo and dancing posts.   My hairdresser asked me for my pizza recipe the other day…  Over the years I have worked on this and changed it along the way, and now it’s just about perfect.  The…

My Own Pizza Recipe