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International dance

Eagle dance

Last week was a multicultural week on the campus of Ohio University. Even though the events were mostly for students, I insinuated myself into a couple anyway.


The International Street Fair didn't require insinuation --- it's an open-to-the-public event in which you can try your hand at Chinese writing, sample delicious ethnic foods, and even watch and participate in a few dances. Can you find me in this rousing rendition of the Arabic dabke? (Thanks for snapping the shot, Jen!)

Native American dancers

Even more visually stimulating was the Native American Dance and Song Workshop, which was really just for students, faculty, and staff. They let me in, though, and I loved the drum beat, which we were told is meant to mimic the beating of the heart.

Okay, I'll admit it, there's nothing homesteading-related about this post. Except...don't forget to spend time expanding your horizons and feeding your mind as well as your belly!

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Anna, Homesteading does not mean that you need to stay on the homestead all the time! It is wonderful that you are taking advantage of the many opportunities available to you in Ohio. Keep up the "outside" activities. I remember the time in early December when we had a two or three inch snowfall and I came home and you were out dancing barefoot in the snow, something you had not seen for a full year!!! You came in and said your feet were cold - DAH!

Comment by Sheila Wed Apr 11 22:10:54 2018
I tried to get a closer shot but I couldn't pass up the opportunity to get a picture for you. I did enjoy our day out even though I wasn't feeling so well. I look forward to our next outing.
Comment by bleueaugust Sat Apr 28 08:08:42 2018

One very unique homestead, $1,500 per acre, the opportunity of a lifetime