After celebrating my birthday all day today, I finally have some time to blog! But first, here is all of the awesome gifts I got for my birthday! I’m so very lucky to have such great friends and family. I love them all!! And I loved my gifts!!
Now, onto the exciting news I have!! Today I came across an organization called, Ballet in Cleveland ran by a woman named Jessica Wallis. She is a dancer/teacher who started up a non-profit organization to help bring professional classical ballet to Cleveland. I had to link you to their Facebook page, because as of right now their website has not launched. It’s set to launch Monday or Tuesday. You will be able to find it at www.balletincleveland.org. I decided to message her on Facebook today and expressed my interest to her in this organization. I told her that I was an adult who takes ballet and pointe, non-professionally, and that I absolutely loved the message she is trying to spread in my city. I told her I was also interested in getting involved with her organization. Well, wouldn’t ya know? She messaged me back. She wants to meet me! ME! I am thrilled!!! So this Wednesday I am meeting her for coffee!! I told her how my BFF, Legal Ballerina, also takes dance with me. I told her that our teacher was a professional ballerina too. And she would love to meet all of us! I also mentioned to her in the email that my BFF and I have tickets to the Joffrey Ballet’s Nutcracker show at the end of November. She expressed much interest in LB and I meeting up with her before or after the show at her organization’s meet up!! Their office will be located right next to the Palace Theater that will house the ballet. I AM SO EXCITED. Who knows what this will bring me?!?! What it will do for Cleveland?!?!? I wish Cleveland had a professional ballet company. It would be awesome if they did, but sadly they do not. I’m hoping to be able to get involved with this organization at whatever level I can!! I want to spread the joy of ballet to as many people as I can. This may be the way to do it!!
So, to many of you, this may not be as exciting as you thought my news would be. But for me, this is super big! Someone wants to meet me. I can’t wait to meet her! What yet another awesome “gift” for me today!!
Oh, and did I mention that Mary Helen Bowers tweeted me today?!??! Yup, that’s right! I tweeted her my picture of the ballet workout DVD I got, and she replied!! So awesome. First famous person to reply to me! Squuueeeee!!!!
Oh ya, I may have also got 4 more Disney puzzles. Oops. I can’t help it! They’re just so cute and fun!
I’m pretty sure I can mark my 26th birthday as a WIN. Thanks to everyone for all the sweet messages!
Oh, and keep your eyes peeled for some new additions to my blog! I will be starting some fun, new things soon!