Kick off Fall with a Party

I like to celebrate things, including the start of a new season. And Fall begins tomorrow. I’d recently reconnected with my ninth grade English teacher online when I told her that I read a book by a poet: Louise Glück whom she’d recommended to me years ago and thanked her. She asked me if I…… Continue reading Kick off Fall with a Party

In 2021, I Just Happened to Find a Dance to Take Us into 1921

Grandma Shirley knew about this free dance gathering with a band, including especially good Swing music, and as she’d practiced ballroom and line dancing before and I hadn’t, I asked her if she wanted to dance to this song.I don’t have dance lesson experience or knew the dances they were doing but it wasn’t a…… Continue reading In 2021, I Just Happened to Find a Dance to Take Us into 1921

Just Ran Into A 70s Soul Pool Party

No, I didn’t crash it; but the party was starting! That’s what life is: some random surprises and a chance to dance, if you wish to. My own film I filmed myself. https://youtu.be/QbE4akMl9Mw https://youtu.be/QbE4akMl9Mw * Up to date with what this blog’s about & brighter lit photos with some little fairy wands: About Previously about…… Continue reading Just Ran Into A 70s Soul Pool Party

The First Strawberry

I was preparing to pick the one new strawberry in a long while 🙏🙂and split it in half to share with you, but then I saw there were actually two strawberries.🍓🍓 But then I just picked one anyway. So I celebrated the strawberry. Post-millennium Renaissance woman variation. Dance! It’s time to. But don’t drop the…… Continue reading The First Strawberry

Winter Solstice Medieval Style Yoga Celebration

Bringing back 1200 AD! The last time Saturn and Jupiter were visibly this close was the year 1226. This yoga video starts with a song that starts off quiet and then gets louder as it progresses. I combined two clips here because my cat had turned off the music; he hadn’t been in the video…… Continue reading Winter Solstice Medieval Style Yoga Celebration

Happy 10th Anniversary to Blush of Dawn!

Photo of a wildflower I took this summer at Cape CodTen years ago today I wrote my first post on this blog Blush of Dawn. I put the date in my calendar after I had returned to the blog this year and had revisited the first post. Here is that post written on December 3, 2010:Nighttime in…… Continue reading Happy 10th Anniversary to Blush of Dawn!