Its hard for people like me (and maybe you too) to let go and live in the moment; to “enjoy the ride.” I’ve done a pretty good job of training myself not to live in the past, to practice forgiveness for myself and others, but thoughts of the future can keep me preoccupied, worried, and impatient.
Oh, what a night! I’m still reeling from all the art forms and fellowship of Friday night’s (Nov. 18th) Dancing into Dreamland. There was singing, dancing, decorating, orating and comedy relief all wrapped up in one fabulous night to remember. In addition, there was food, fellowship, wine, shopping, and text voting. Love was abounding. I […]
Dreamland Ballroom – Both Love and a Struggle It has been 5 years since I started FOD, Friends of Dreamland Ballroom, and like so many people who launch a start-up say, “If I had known then what I know today, I probably wouldn’t have started it.” Well, I am no different. This is not because […]
Hello Friends of Dreamland,Its Dancing Into Dreamlandâ€™s 5th year, and it has developed quite a following. Â Ticket Sales have been brisk, only a few front row tables left.Â Wow! Every year the dancers blow me away and this year is no exception.Â We have some returning favorites and have added an aerial silk dance, yep, just […]
MLK Challenge Volunteers paint and clean at Dreamland Ballroom Last week I got a call from my business neighbor, the Mosaic Templars Cultural Center, which I call our sister building because we (Taborian Hall and Dreamland Ballroom) are positioned like bookends on either end of Ninth Street, the street once home to Little Rock’s thriving […]
Dancing into Dreamland is Back! WOW, another great fundraiser! If you don’t already know, Dancing Into Dreamland is an annual fundraiser dance competition sponsored by the FOD’s or Friends of Dreamland Ballroom, the all volunteer non-profit that oversee’s the restoration of the ballroom. The fundraiser’s goal is to raise enough money to sustain itself from year to year, […]
Giving always feels great – give it a shot yourself! My recent “giving always feels great” moment was last Friday when I joined with other fellow Rotarians to deliver 1000’s of dictionary’s to each 3rd grader in all Little Rock Public Schools. In addition Rotary donated 3 library books to each school. As volunteers we […]