I am a recovering perfectionist. A few years back, when I worked in the clothing department of a major retail chain, I was one of the slowest zoners. (Zoning is what they called picking things up and making it look good for the store to open the next day.) But my section always looked good. […]


About a month and a half ago, I started transforming my new space into somewhere that I love. The process has been long and tedious. All of my spare time has gone to working on my space. I have been stripping wood, sanding, staining, and varnishing. My books are packed away, safe from dust and […]

Foot for thought

I’m currently working on some renovation to finish setting up the new studio, so posts will likely be sporadic for the next few weeks. I’ll be back in full force by the end of January.  But I will still post occasional food for thought. Feet are on my mind today. This article  from DanceTeacher Magazine is […]

Defining space

One important barrier I’ve had to creating has been a lack of space. I’ve been trying to practice my dance, write, study, and choreograph on top of other people and their stuff. It hasn’t been working out so well. I have spent plenty of wasted energy feeling annoyed at people leaving their things in the […]