Category Archives: Dancing

We ballroom and swing dance every chance we get so these posts deal with dancing!

Work Work Work! PLay Play Play!!

Fact: The term “dog days of summer” comes from astronomy.  Lethargic, overheated pups didn’t inspire this phrase.  According to National Geographic, the “dog” in question is Sirius the Dog Star, which rises in the sky during late July as a … Continue reading

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Father’s Day 2022

Fact: Father’s Day is a holiday of honoring fatherhood and paternal bonds, as well as the influence of fathers in society. In Catholic countries of Europe, it has been celebrated on March 19 as Saint Joseph’s Day since the Middle … Continue reading

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Sunday, TIme For A Visit!

Fact: It is a common myth that dogs can only see in black and white.  They only have two cones in their eyes to detect colors, whereas humans have three.  That means dogs see colors on a blue and yellow … Continue reading

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Work And Play Is Really OK!

Fact: Anatidaephobia (ant-uh-tid-uh-fo-bee-uh)  is the fear of being watched by a duck.  A person with Anatidaephobia fears that a duck or a goose is watching him/her somewhere in the world. We opened our eyes and looked toward the sky through … Continue reading

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Fact: Avalon’s golf course was first built in 1892, making it the oldest course in southern California. We were up and moving at 0-dark:30 AM because we had to have breakfast and then played nine holes of golf. Mary was … Continue reading

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WeeBee Off To The Island!

Fact: In 2013, Google sent a lone employee to map the abandoned Hashima Island in Japan, which was once the most densely populated place on Earth.  Yes, children, it is that time of the year that all dancers must return … Continue reading

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Hooray Hooray It’s The First Of May!

Fact: On May 1, 1931, the Empire State Building was officially opened. We were up early again because we had things to do around the house. Mary plans to do some cooking today, and she asked if I would check to … Continue reading

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Weed;TV;Chores;Visit;Dance – We Have A Busy Day Ahead!

Fact: Figs aren’t considered vegan because they have dead wasps inside. Anyone who sticks to a strictly plant-based diet will want to remove figs from their repertoire. While the figs themselves are fruit, they often include bugs. Vegan Life explains … Continue reading

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Friday Is Here; Hello Weekend1

Fact: Natural gas was first transported by pipelines around 500 B.C. by the Chinese.  They used bamboo to trap and transport gas that seeped to the ground’s surface. At 7:00 AM, the temperature was a balmy 76 degrees!  We had … Continue reading

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Time To Dance!

Fact: In the continent of Asia, the Chinese dance known as lion dance has managed to become one of the most popular religious and entertaining dances.  After more than a thousand years of its use in China, surrounding countries of … Continue reading

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