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A Competitive Perspective

A Competitive Perspective

by Deborah Ann Davis, Guest Blogger

 Originally published on Good Reads with Ronna by Deborah Ann Davis, B.S., M.Ed., W.I.T.S.

A Competitive Perspective

When I was a little girl, my country town didn’t have girls’ sports, so I didn’t have any formal exposure to organized competition at a young age. I use the word “organized” to differentiate between athletic competition, and that which girls did to compete for boys’ attention. I certainly partook in the latter.

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The Conundrum of Curls

The Conundrum of Curls

Curls are a funny thing.  Take my dark brown, baby fine hair, for instance. Puberty hit around the time personaJennifer_Bealsl hair dryers infiltrated the home. That meant I learned to make my hair “Silky Smooth” as the Great Zohan would say.

I moved to Georgia, became deeply tanned, and permed my hair so I could look like Jennifer Beals as she moved into Flashdance. I was mystified why so many people said I looked like her (seriously, I didn’t), but she and I had the only brunette curls in town

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year!

As I stagger around my house this January 1, 2015, I feel sore, tired and exhilarated. We danced last night for 3+ hours as we ushered in the Happy New Year… in spiky heels! Personally, I don’t indulge in alcohol because it dries out my contact lenses. I suppose I could wear my glasses, but they fly off when I’m dancing, so… no drinking.