Dear readers, I thought I’d share a little something with you. I just got word that my entry to IAMED’s 2013 essay contest won second place. Woo hoo! I’m especially delighted by the generous prize of four DVDs, which I have been having a lot of fun choosing. The prompt asked us to describe our … Continue reading IAMED essay contest for the near-win!
One of my goals as a parent is not to impose my own desires on my child. I’ve seen it happen too often that parents try to live out their unfulfilled dreams through their children, usually to the frustration of those children. The trick is: what’s the line between trying to revive a lost cause … Continue reading My son, future dancer
When I first got into bellydancing I heard a bit about Habibi, a journal about Middle Eastern dance published between 1993 and 2002. I was so curious. I used to check in on the Gilded Serpent regularly, but only a few of its articles are really substantive. (And its reviews quite superficial and congratulatory — … Continue reading Habibi Journal — now online!