My daughter frequently encourages me with the phrase, “Don’t give up before the miracle happens.” She first received this piece of advice from her allergy doctor. This is the back story on how this affirmation grew within me from cliché to gospel.
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.
The end of last week presented two events that were as opposite as evenings can be. One evening offered an intimate and stylish dinner in a designer’s country home. The next night found me hosting a celebration and dance competition gala in downtown Little Rock for a crowd of 200 plus. Thursday night, I made […]
Every now and then, even a blind squirrel finds a nut, or so the saying goes. I am thrilled to let you know that The Friends of Dreamland found the biggest nut ever! Monday, March 12, 2018 will be a day to remember forever. My son Matt came running down the hall to my office […]
This multimedia empire began with $400 and a young woman brave enough to knock on doors. Orchestrating web, retail, non-profit, written and radio forums, Kerry McCoy Enterprises now umbrellas Flag and Banner, Dreamland Ballroom, Brave Magazine, and Up in Your Business radio talk show. Originally from North Little Rock, Arkansas, Kerry McCoy moved to Dallas […]
Pictured is the Taborian Hall and Dreamland Ballroom with no roof or windows at the beginning of the journey. The “meaning of life” a never ending question with no definitive answer. My family went to church a little, you know Easter and Christmas. But I’ve always been spiritual. And by that I mean a little […]
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 […]