Date Yourself

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I love experiencing new things with people. I adore watching their faces light up with excitement and fascination, knowing that the glow on their face is but a sliver of the warmth they feel in their soul. Have you ever taken a moment to notice [...]

Remembering My Grandparents

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It’s National Grandparents’ Day — a day to celebrate those who spoil you and love you and treat you like you are the greatest gift given to the world. And on today, I remember those four grandparents I was blessed to have for a [...]

Third Year’s A Charm

Arts Inspiration New York

Hello again New York, It’s me – The Tiny Dancer. I just wanted to say Happy Anniversary to us. I can’t believe it’s been three years already! What’s that saying? Time flies when you’re living your dream in one of the greatest cities on Earth? [...]

Hello, Nostalgia, My Old Friend 

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Apparently I graduated from college three years ago today. (Thanks for the heads up, Facebook Timehop.) As I was looking back at pictures from those events that were filled with much laughter, smiles, and a few tears, it’s easy to recall [...]

You’ll Be My Porch Swing Memories

Arts Inspiration New York

Hey, New York. It’s me again – The Tiny Dancer. We’ve had another six months together, which now puts me at 2.5 years living here. As you know, I do a fun recap every six months so that one day when I’m sitting on a porch swing with a glass of [...]

Be the Glittered Sheep

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To be honest, I don’t feel like writing right now. I’m utterly exhausted, which is probably why I haven’t written something in months; it just feels like something else I have to get done. But I want to make myself write because when you’re [...]

Dear New York, Happy Two Years

Arts Inspiration New York

Dear New York City, You’re something else, aren’t you? You never sleep, you’re constantly charged with energy, and you house a myriad of lives under the sparkle of your skyline. You present some of the greatest opportunities, some of the [...]

A Year and a Half in the Big Apple

Arts Inspiration New York

Last week, I hit my year and a half mark of living in NYC.  In some ways I feel like it was just yesterday that I packed up the U-Haul and made the trek with a half-sedated cat.  In others, it feels so natural that it seems like surely it’s been [...]

Dancer: The Real Definition

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I know there are many posts out there created by dancers that are used in an attempt to help the world understand who we are and what we do.  They’re wonderful, really.  I support raising awareness of this beautiful art that sometimes seems to [...]

Her Memories Will Live On Within My Heart

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I knew this day was coming, and I was able to prepare.  But as you know, no one is ever fully prepared to say “goodbye.”  And to tell you the truth, I knew when I woke up that it would be today.  Why?  It was raining.  And ever since I was a [...]