Tutu Redux

By popular demand, (okay, an aunt and a couple of Grandmas), here is the video I have so far of the Tills in a tutu. . . . This first one is Tiller and her class in the hallway at the rec center, getting some water. Kind of boring at first, but you get to […]

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I Want to be an Elephant

Tiller: [Crying and arching her back on the couch.] Me: “Baby, what is it?” Tiller: “I want to be an elephant!!!!” [More crying.] Me: [Under my breath.] “Good luck with that.” Me: [Aloud] “Why do you want to be an elephant?” Tiller: “I want to be able to pick stuff up and pour it on […]

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Hope

I hope my daughter never loses the nerve and desire to stand up on a bench in the playground and sing and dance her little guts out. At what point did we lose that?

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Twinkle Dance

Tiller: What are you doing, mama? Me: Listening to music. What are you doing, dancing? Tiller: No, I’m doing my own dance. Me: What kind of dance? Tiller: The twinkle dance. You pretend you are the rock and I will be the twinkle. Me: Okay. We dance. Tiller: I’m the star. Between the moon. We […]

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Dance Mix

I was out with the girls a few weeks ago, and one of us asked everyone else what songs really made us want to get up and dance. She is putting a playlist together for her wedding, and was looking for suggestions. Since then, I have been creating the wedding dance playlist of the century; […]

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Young Folks

We had a bit of a dance party last night after dinner. Rollie, in particular, loves The Dance. I don’t care how shitty your Monday is, if you can watch this and not crack a smile, you are a cold, soulless bastard. Or bitch, as the case may be.

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