Learning to Line Dance

Since I’m home more nowadays (like, I’m home more always), I find myself reaching for the cheese and chocolate more.  Like I need that like I need a hole in my head.  I realize I’m not dancing as much as I used to, so my indulgent habits are starting to show all over!  Anyone else have…

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What a Wednesday!

Are you getting dressed every day and following a routine?  NOW is the time to double down on our habits, and start NEW ones.  It’s proven that doing something for 21 days in a row will cement a new behavior in our brains, and create a habit.  Guess what; we’ll be quarantined for another 22 days,…

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It’s a Beautiful Tuesday!!

Let’s enjoy this weather and boost our spirits!!  I’ll be dancing some “baby dances” today at 3 pm CST – FROM WITHIN THE DANCE WITH JANET FRIENDS Facebook group.  Join me LIVE; the recording will NOT stay up!  It’s a gorgeous day already and I can’t wait to breathe the fresh air again.  Open all the windows and SMILE…

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DWJ Schedule for Week of 4/5/2020

The COVID-19 virus is paramount in everyone’s minds, no doubt.  I just received word that Wheaton Park District has cancelled their spring session of classes, which runs through the end of May.  Who knows how long they will remain officially closed.  I will therefore be running line dances and classes from my kitchen, Monday thru Friday,…

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Friday…Finally?!

In a “normal” world, Friday’s arrival would be heralded as the beginning of a 3-day party. Nowadays, it’s nothing special. The days have blurred together as the world is locked down. These last three weeks seem like a year. Kind of a bleak way to start an “encouraging” email, huh? My point is that I…

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It’s a Thrilling Thursday!

It sure is a thrilling day!!  I’m going outside (and following the rules about it, too – remarkable!!) and I CANNOT WAIT!  Bonnie and I are going for a walk (6 feet apart of course and I will resist the urge to hug her), and then we are going to dance “baby dances” (aka easy…

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Wow, it’s Wednesday!

Writing to you everyday makes me feel more connected. I know we are all struggling with that. And instead of asking “What’s New?” (because not much is!) I’ll just say, “Hello, I miss you!” As you know, our country is mobilizing all medical personnel to help with this outbreak. One of our own, our dentist…

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Talkin’ on Tuesday 3/31

These are scary times, but we’re not done yet!  I encourage you to take this time away from your regular crazy schedule to do some soul searching, and evaluate your life.  Where are you headed, or are you just going along for the ride? The train has stopped, and how we choose to continue our lives…

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Happy Monday 3/30

Good Morning, I hope you had a refreshing weekend.  Saturdays and Sundays sure aren’t the same as they used to be, but we are resilient, and we are adapting!  With the stress of navigating this new normal, I realized Courtney and I were so tense because we’d worked 12-15 hours a day, 7 days a…

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DWJ Schedule for week of 3/30/2020

As we all adjust to this (TEMPORARY) new normal, I’m so glad we have access to the technology that can keep us together.  I’ve started hosting online Touchbase Today meetings Monday – Saturday from 12:30 – 1:00 pm CST, and they have helped my mood considerably.  There’s nothing like seeing you in person, but seeing and talking…

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