Dancers shout merde at each other all the time. Beautifully coifed women in Swarovski crystal laden gowns and dapper men in suits and tails shouting merde at one another around the ballroom seems odd, but it’s how we say good luck. The custom is rooted in NEVER saying good luck to performers because silly superstition dictates that to do so actually causes bad luck. One says break a leg to thespians, musicians and singers, but obviously
Honesty Is Not the Best Policy
It is widely accepted that honesty is the best policy. I, however, do not agree. Early in my career as a mommy-blogger, I addressed this topic in a post I wrote about an exchange that took place twenty-five years ago between me and my then three year-old son. (NOTE: I was eight months pregnant at the time.)
“I’m thorry to tell you thith, but your butt’s pretty big.”
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ANYWAY, I’m on Twitter and yesterday I noticed this tweet from the hilarious Thoughts of Dog (@dog_feelings)…
Online Onsite Competition Manager, more commonly known as o2cm, has been updated. Effective immediately, folks attempting to register for competitions contested after April 15, 2019 will be required to obtain a Registrant Identification Number (RIN). Yay! Yet another randomly assigned nine-digit permanent and unique identifier to keep track of! What’s not to love about that?!
If you suddenly experienced a stabbing, knife-like pain in your left eye and if it ain’t broke, don’t
Kelly Batchelor is an active competitive DanceSport member of USA Dance and the co-organzer of the Chicago DanceSport Challenge, a USA Dance National Qualifying Event held annually in late October. Kelly and her partner, Alan Burns who also happens to be her husband, currently hold the #36 spot in Senior 1 Standard and the #41 spot in Senior 2 Standard on the WDSF world leader board. Kelly sat down with The Dancing Housewife earlier this year to share her thoughts on World Dance Sport Federation