No 22 6-1-18 “How to Become Quite a Person”
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No 22 6-1-18 “How to Become Quite a Person”

“Any man whose errors take ten years to correct is quite a man.” Robert Oppenheimer, American theoretical physicist and professor of physics Ever think that you have messed up your life? Ever think that you have made a mistake so grave that you will never be able to recover? Has a wrong decision or a...

No 11 3-16-18 "If We Had No Winter"
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No 11 3-16-18 "If We Had No Winter"

No 11 3-16-18 “If We Had No Winter” “If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.” – Charlotte Bronte (1816 – 1855) English novelist and poet Almost 16 years ago, my life partner died in my arms,...

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No 43 10-27-17 The size of the fight in the dog.

No 43 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, October 27, 2017 The size of the fight in the dog. “What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.” – Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890 – 1969) Military Commander and 34th US...

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No 16 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, April 21, 2017 The Hero’s Shield In Wagner’s Ring Cycle, Siegfried was the son of Sigmund and Sieglinde, who were both the Volsung twins of Wotan, who was the king of the Gods. Siegfried was the hero born to save the world. He was...

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To Witness Someone’s Life 3-11-16

No 11 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, March 11, 2016 To Witness Someone’s Life “The proper function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.” – Jack London Tonight I said to Joel Rieck, my...

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The World Needs Dreamers 8-1-14

No 31 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, August 1st, 2014 The World Needs Dreamers! The world needs dreamers and the world needs doers. But above all, the world needs dreamers who do. — Sarah Ban Breathnack All my life I have been a dreamer. As a little boy, I arranged fire...