No 40 10-4-19 “How to Find Your Hero”
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No 40 10-4-19 “How to Find Your Hero”

I have always looked for heroes, and I have had many in my life. My father, Troy D. Woodbury, Sr. was a major hero and mentor in my life. Being born in 1909, daddy had a unique outlook on life. He was smart, hard-working, frugal, faithful and a great man of service and faith. Jim...

No 33 8-17-18 “Good friendships are fragile things”
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No 33 8-17-18 “Good friendships are fragile things”

  “Good friendships are fragile things and require as much care as any other fragile and precious thing.” – Randolph S. Bourne (1886 – 1918) American Writer After 42 years with Arthur Murray Dance Centers, I now have a lifetime of my dancing friends, and they are truly my family. These are precious and fragile relationships....

No 28 7-13-18 “The Greatest Test of Courage”
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No 28 7-13-18 “The Greatest Test of Courage”

“The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.”             – R.G. Ingersoll (1833 – 1899) American lawyer Do you like the rough times in life? I don’t. I can barely handle the great times in life with all their abundance and joy, much less loss, illness,...

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No 51 12-22-17 "I Love the Holidays"

No 51 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, December 22, 2017 I Love the Holidays! We put up our Christmas tree Thanksgiving Day. Sent out our cards the next day. We knew that we would dance almost every day from then to Christmas Eve. Guess what? The days have been glorious. We...

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No 12 “What is Happiness?” 3-24-17

No 12 Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, March 24, 2017 “What is Happiness?” “Happiness is essentially a state of going somewhere, wholeheartedly, one-directionally, without regret or reservation.”– William H. Sheldon (1898 – 1977)American psychologist and numismatist “Will and I could hardly wait for the morning to come to get at something that...

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No 30. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, July 24, 2015 Impossibilities Vanish! Man is so made that whenever anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish.– Jean de la Fontaine Whether you believe you can do a thing or not, you are right.– Henry Ford (1863-1947) American Industrialist At Unique Dance-O-Rama, I was...

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Choose the Bolder Path! Blog 6-5-15

No 23. Changing Lives through Dancing By David Earl Woodbury Friday, June 5, 2015 Choose the Bolder Path! When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly balanced courses of action you should take – choose the bolder.– W.J. Slim My life has never been the easy life. I’ve always lived with some...