Just A Quick Note

January 10, 2017

Just a quick note to let you know a couple of schedule changes, and remind you of one truth: When we feel helpless at what life throws at us – it’s an illusion.  STOP.   We are NOT helpless.  Remember: WE control our own thoughts and responses. WE decide the direction of our lives. WE are the captains […]

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It’s An Inside Job

January 6, 2017

What our live look like is up to us.  Yes, thing happen that we cannot control.  But the success of our lives is up to us.  It's truly an inside job. How many people have you seen who are bitter about the hand life has dealt them?  COUNTLESS.  Yet I've seen mothers BURY THEIR CHILDREN […]

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Schedule Changes For 2017

January 3, 2017

  Happy 2017!  At 12:00 am January 1st, 2017, I was "worshiping the porcelain goddess", which was not my first choice of things to do while celebrating the beginning of an new year.  Apparently I'd picked up a bug that caused an upset stomach…and produced the unforgettable experience of getting rid of the old year's garbage to […]

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Merry Christmas

December 24, 2016

CHRISTMAS… That one word evokes so much emotion in us all.  It takes us back to our childhood, our memories with our own children, and our longings for what we wish we could have…and what we used to have, and now have lost.  It truly is the best of times, and the worst of times, […]

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I Do This Intentionally

December 17, 2016

  I realize I steer clear of life's catastrophes, politics, and all-in-all unjust episodes – basically most of the topics in the media.  I do this intentionally, as we are people, and people will do rotten things.  It's easier to be naughty than well-behaved…and overall, we take the easy way out.  All the horrible things that people […]

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Regarding Chris Kowalczyk

December 9, 2016

  Friends, this will be long and I do apologize. You are welcome to skip past this and ignore my post; however, I feel this is important and worth your time. Some of you may be wondering just what is going on while most of you likely have no idea. I think best that you hear […]

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Celebrating Small Business Saturday

November 26, 2016

Whew!  We went from Fall to Christmas.  And did you know today is Small Business Saturday?  I’m in that category as Dance With Janet, and I’m celebrating with a BIG SALE of 25% OFF ALL ITEMS (except online lessons) beginning TODAY! Take a look at all the lessons you can learn at home HERE:  www.dancewithjanet.com/products.  I […]

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Walking Alone or With the Crowd?

November 4, 2016

When I was growing up and I did something the rest of the kids were doing, my dad would always roll his eyes and say, "If the kids jumped off a cliff, would YOU jump off the cliff too?"  I was puzzled; my answer was another question:  "If they all jumped, wouldn't there be a […]

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Dances Cancelled

October 28, 2016

The Cubs are in the World Series!  Who’d’ve thunk?  They’re playing at Wrigley Field tonight and tomorrow night, and I know a lot of people will be watching the game – maybe I even will; it IS pretty exciting.  However, the dances I had scheduled for tonight and tomorrow night do not have TV’s in them, so I’ve decided to cancel the dances.  […]

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Today Is It!!

October 25, 2016

  I’m not the only procrastinator in the world, although I think I’m one of the best.  Sometimes, time is UP and putting decisions off is a luxury we can no longer afford.  That’s happening as we speak – today is IT!  Royal Caribbean is taking back their unsold cabins from our group rate as of the […]

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