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    I wanted the word to be free, but free is too much work. Plus I'm not totally, yet.

    Spent the last hour watching Game of Thrones in the lounge. Artists are the best: someone hung a bedsheet and rear projected the finale to a rabid group of watchers. Community is part of the work, not literally, but maybe metaphorically. Shared groans and glee. Now it is 10:22pm and I am back in the studio, blasting the Strokes again into my headphones and working on this.

    Quickly, because maybe after I finish, and prance around, and convolute my body, and feel the music in my chest and spine and pelvis, ankles raising and lowering, knees carrying the rhythm, heels hitting the floor so hard I wonder if my neighbors can hear, and I wonder if I should turn off the light so anyone walking by can't see my shoulders and arms flailing, but really, I am beyond caring.... maybe I can get some work done.

    After a piece of Green & Blacks 85% dark chocolate. And the rest of this album, seriously one of my favorite summer time listens. Pull up "Hard to Explain" online, and tell me if you can sit still?

    And ok, no spoilers, but man, the finale. What?!?!?

    And for those of you who don't, maybe you should ... take it or leave it....


    [dans, dahns]


    1. to move one's feet or body, or both, rhythmically in a pattern of steps, especially to music.

    2. to leap, skip, etc., as from excitement or emotion; move nimbly orquickly: to dance with joy.

    3. to bob up and down

    4. to perform or take part in (a dance)

    5. to cause to dance

    6. to cause to be in a specified condition

    7. to move in a quick and lively way (flicker, leap, dart, play, flit, quiver; twinkle, shimmer)

    8. to lead someone in the direction of


    1. a successive group of rhythmical steps or bodily motions, or both,usually executed to music.

    2. an act or round of dancing; set: May I have this dance?

    3. the art of dancing:

    4. a social gathering or party; ball:

    5. a piece of music suited in rhythm or style to a particular form

    6. Animal Behavior. a stylized pattern of movements performed by ananimal, as a bird in courtship display, or an insect, as a honeybee inindicating a source of nectar.

    7. ballet, interpretive,, and other dancing of an artistic nature performed by professional dancers before an audience.


    Middle English da (u) ncen < AngloFrench dancer,dauncer, Old French dancier, perhaps < Old High German *dansjan to lead (someone) to a dance; (noun) Middle English da (u) nce < Anglo-French; Old French dance, derivative of dancier

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