Mirror, Mirror (2007-2021)

Yesterday I was kinda doom and gloomy but it’s my blog and I’ll whine if I want to. I have many things to be happy about and, despite my morose post, I have been making progress. I have been dying for a big old mirror with tiny lights ever since I saw a picture from […]

Project 3650: Items 872-903

It’s two days before Christmas and my mother-in-law is seriously disturbed by the fact that the boys run around inside with bare feet. They have socks and slippers galore, they just don’t wear them because THEY AREN’T COLD! But Anita is having a major panic attack over it and has been hounding me to take […]

Handstand to Sit-up on the Pole


Now that I’ve progressed to Level 4 Pole Skills at Boulder Spirals, the tricks are getting harder, which usually translates to “more upside down.” The handstand to sit-up scares the crap out of me so I decided to drill it until it became easy. Today was my day although my son was less than impressed. He was all, “Was that it.” Meh. Regardless, I got my son to video it for posteriority. Now I need to add ten crunches in before I come up.

Stage Fright

303 Vodka is throwing a Cinco de Burlesqueo party this weekend and invited Boulder Spirals to participate. I was having one of those Woohoo-sure-why-not! days when one of the organizers posted an invitation to perform on the Boulder Spirals Instructor’s Facebook page, so I threw in my hat. At first I was super nonchalant about it, like, “Sure, I’ll do […]