Had a fabulous time this past weekend at the Nashville Dance Classic. I won first place in the Silver and Diamond Pro-Am Newcomer divisions with my pro, Laura Thrash. Barbara Stone and I also won first place in the Silver and Diamond Couples Newcomer divisions. Tom and Laura, Cha Cha! Tom and Laura, Triple Two … Continue reading Nashville Dance Classic 2019
To https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vEwCoOS3gJ4&fbclid=IwAR3QjCHGDA0RVbWs17O-d7ClM_ZqMhXsnjI1mWYwsZhnDGsjR740owvj_ko Tom and Barb performing Team Thrashdance's Newcomer Night Club Two-Step Routine at Studio 22's Margarita Madness 2019 to Kenny Chesney's "Everybody Wants to go to Heaven." Thanks to Jim Weber for sponsoring us.
Halo Neuroscience has released their new Halo Sport 2. You can go to the link and read up on yourself if you want (this post is about my experience with it), but the short description of what this device does is that it electrically stimulates certain areas of the brain to speed up physical training. … Continue reading Halo Sport 2 Training
The weekend of October 12, I competed in the Waltz Across Texas Country & Western Dance Competition. See my earlier blog post, Girls Like Guys Who Can Dance, for more information on my love of dance. Big Thanks to Greg and Laura Thrash of Team Thrashdance for their coaching and patience with us, to my lovely … Continue reading Waltz Across Texas 2018
Over the last few years, an old hobby has retaken ahold of me, dancing. I attended my first dance in eighth grade. I'd never danced, but I'd seen "American Bandstand" and "Soul Train," so I knew the basics of shaking my body parts around. I was as nervous as a squirrel on a busy country … Continue reading Girls Like Guys Who Can Dance
My wife's and my kids moved off on down the road a couple of years ago. To fill our time, we decided to take up dancing again. We went dancing on our first date, so it's something we've always done when we had the chance. I'll admit it takes up valuable writing time these days, … Continue reading The Front Room
I like to snorkel. I've done it in quite a few different places. However, when my wife and I visited Santorini this past September, the water was too damned cold for this Texas boy. Luckily, there was a woman on our boat tour from Detroit, Michigan, and the water was not that cold to her. … Continue reading Snorkeling off Santorini
About 30 winters ago, I played a game called Traveller. It was a role playing game similar to Dungeons & Dragons except it was based on science fiction instead of sword and sorcery. One of my character's possessions was a starship called the Spinward Ghost. The statistics for it will mean nothing to you unless you're … Continue reading Spinward Ghost