books I read in December

There's a candle company based out of my circus school, and the owner is one of the nicest people I've ever met. It's also brilliant to have a candle company in a gym, because it always smells like apples or vanilla or pine trees, instead of feet and sweat. Anyway, the candle company's busiest season … Continue reading books I read in December

books I read in November

On one hand, I can't believe the year is almost over. On the other hand, I started making gingerbread and finished all my Christmas shopping weeks ago. Books I read in November: Rich People Problems, by Kevin Kwan I just can't help myself. It's so bad but so good. The Night Gardener, by Jonathan Auxier … Continue reading books I read in November

why I teach (and do) flying trapeze

It’s easy to get caught up in the details. Ready; bend your knees. Yep, those things halfway down your legs. Bend them. Great, now jump. No, don’t bend more. Jump! Slide your feet off. Both feet. Oh god. Stop crumpling over like that. Keep your arms straight. Move your feet. Slide them forward. Forward. Forward. … Continue reading why I teach (and do) flying trapeze