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B-Sprout Bachata

July 26, 2010

One weekend highlight: Saturday night, when clubbing plans fell through, Ryan and I did a little online digging and came up with a one-hour, five-dollar, group bachata lesson near Lake Merritt. In a senior activity center, as we discovered on arrival. Talk about a score.

Let me just say: a lot of these elders can dance. I find it so inspiring. And many of the most optimistic, vivacious old folks I know are deeply musical people who actively dance, sing, or play instruments. So when Ryan and I learn bachata, I really feel like we’re investing in a long and happy life.

Bonus: practicing our moves while we roast a big pan of carrots, cauliflower, and b-sprouts.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Roger Nehring permalink
    July 26, 2010 4:30 pm

    And I thought Bachata was an Italian bean dish!; ) Beautiful leaf, and Ryan sure looks happy to be cooking(must be your presence!)

  2. July 27, 2010 11:27 am

    You know Roger, you’re right about that.

    $5 dance lessons at Lake Merritt, let’s do it people!

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