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Dance Like No One’s Watching

I just finished another weekend of almost non-stop dancing, courtesy of the Capital Swing Convention. As usual, I competed in the Novice Jack & Jill (but didn’t place), hung out with old friends and made new ones, and danced into the wee hours of the morning for three days straight. Best of all, I have […]

Birthday Dance Party in Palm Springs

Sunday is my 24th birthday, and while that’s not necessarily a milestone, I’m planning to celebrate in style! You may recall that back in May I won free tickets to the Palm Springs Summer Dance Camp, and it just so happens that the convention is also this weekend. In fact, I’m leaving in less than […]

The Epic Dance Weekend That Almost Wasn’t

The last week has been pretty hectic, between attending a job fair in Sacramento on Wednesday, substitute teaching on Friday (more on that another time), heading back down to Sac for the Capital Swing Dancers Convention. To be honest, my President’s Day Weekend was actually supposed to be pretty chill, but a last minute change […]

I Better Shine Up My Dancing Shoes

I’ve got a big day ahead of me tomorrow. Why? Because I’m a finalist in the Northern California Swing Dance Challenge in Petaluma, and I’m in it to win it! I’ve been dancing West Coast Swing for probably nine months now, and although I don’t get nearly as much practice as some of my peers, […]

Sac Anime: A look at the cosplayers

Sacramento, CA has a bi-annual anime convention appropriately titled Sac Anime. The Con isn’t very old, and I’ve known about it for a few years, but never actually got around to going. But this year, the event happened to coincide with me moving back into the campus dorms. Not only that, but the hall Sac […]

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This is the blog of Jeff Staple