Okay. I was trying to come up with something Christmasy and perhaps a little creative....
ummmm....my creative juices are not just flowing tonight, so since I have some pictures of Shea on the day of her performance in the Nutcracker, I thought I'd go with that. At least it's 'Christmasy'!
This was Shea's second year dancing in the Nutcracker here in our small town 'up North'.
And her second year as an angel...
...dancing that special 'angel dance' that only 4 & 5 year olds know how to do!
She dances at a small but quaint studio.....
Run by the 'Madame' and her husband.
Classes are taught by one of her sons and daughter....it's Russian inspired...kinda strict and formal.....but, Shea LOVES it!!!
Here she is at home, before the performance, with her beloved Nutcracker.
Back stage....can ya tell she's super excited??????
She was only on stage for.....ummmm......'bout 10 seconds.......but, boy did she make the most of it!
There were 'clouds' on the stage that night.....(smoke or dry ice or something like that).....the 'clouds' were not there during dress rehearsal.....
I imagine those little angels were quite surprised when they started
My little angle decided to dip her down head into the clouds waving her arms up and down as she was walking...errr.....dancing.....actually stopping in the middle of the stage. Oh, what fun she was having....until she got bumped in the hiney from one of her fellow angles. Unfortunately or should I say....fortunately, she needed to 'get her head out of the clouds' and continue her trek across stage.
She had a wonderful time!!!! And isn't that what it is all about???
We will be taking a break from dancing....
Avery will be home soon (yeah!!!!), and we will all need to take some time as a family to bond.