So... how has Year Two of teaching Casino in Portland been for you, Rob?
I broke up with the girlfriend after realizing she wasn’t happy in Portland. She subsequently moved back to a better location for her and her career. I hope she’s doing well.
Just when Muevete Jueves started to build momentum… the venue moved out of Portland! After two months of searching, I’ve found a new home for Muevete, as well as an earlier start time. Time to build this up again.
Started a dumb part-time job last May, then left said dumb part-time job because it stopped me from doing what I love doing the most; that, and I got reassigned to the moodiest supervisor this side of The Incredible Hulk. Money be damned... I’m going to be happy.
I’ve made new friends; ones that I feel pretty close to. I hope they feel the same way.
I’ve lost old friends. One I’ve lost because I saw his true colors (let’s just say it’s the exact opposite of the colors he shows when he’s at the clubs); the other, well… to be honest, I don't know why. Only after moving here did I discover that she’s a moody weirdo, and not exactly the first person you’d have over for Thanksgiving dinner. Good riddance, I don’t need people like that in my life, anyway.
Classes are progressing well. I cannot ask much more out of the students in my Tuesday class. They’re all fun to be around and have progressed a lot.
I let too much time pass between visits to San Francisco; I know I should visit more often. I know I have a mental block when it comes to visiting, for reasons which I'll one day make clear. I’ll have to figure out how to get over it soon.
The philosophy behind good social dancing, leading, following, and topics that discuss more than just Salsa Cubana.