Friday the 13th: a magical lucky day in my family. I was so excited, and really nervous too, about going to the Ballet Hop! retreat for the weekend. I hadn't gone to a
I broke a bone for the very first time on July 27, 2023. The tale of how I was betrayed by gravity and gifted a distal radius fracture is pretty silly, all things considered.
Montréal's Les Grands Ballets are luminous in Cendrillon, with choreography by the Australian Jayne Smeulders along set to Prokofiev's score.
In January, I took advantage of a wonderfully snowy afternoon to climb Saint-Hubert and try on some pointe shoes for the very first time.
I have a handful of New Year's resolutions for 2023 to share. As usual, these are "soft resolutions": drink tea every day, read 14 books, write every day, and at least an hour of ballet a week.
It's been a year since I started ballet at age 30 with little more than a handful of bad habits embedded into muscle memory. Here's what a year of ballet has taught me.
My reading this winter, especially on politics and history, has been oddly prophetic in the worst way.