The Traveling Ballet Master- Day 9 (Saturday) – Japan
Went shopping this morning in the hopes of finding a pretty robe to take back to my girlfriend. But, after four different stores I was becoming very discouraged. It seems the kind of robe that I was looking for is only sold in the spring. I could have picked up a large ceremonial type kimono but the sheer size and cost would have proved to be a problem, unless of course I was willing to purchase an extra seat on the plane for it. Nuff said!
Today before class I talked about my summer course in Philadelphia with the students and their parents. Then we went to work. I decided to make class fun today. The students had worked very hard all week and needed a reminder that if you can’t enjoy ballet it’s really not worth all the struggle.
At home tonight I will try and enter this day into my blog myself. My friend and NYCB alumni, Douglas Hay had set everything up for me. Lets see if I can manage not to screw it up.
Had a wonderful dinner at home tonight, featuring Beef Curry and Yellowtail Sashimi. Have learned more from Yuko’s Mother, Reinko about Japanese home cooking than I care to mention. Can’t wait to get back to the states and try out my new information.
Time to try the blog thing out. If you are seeing this entre then I succeeded. If not, then time for bed.
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