We had a great weekend: a little brick patio removal and dirt shifting in preparation of Faculty Academy (thanks Tim and Alan!) followed by the UMW Multicultural Fair with the family. And the all the while the Spring weather here in Virginia continue to prove sublime. But the highlight for me was watching my seven year old son Miles dance at the UMW Multicultural fair. It wasn’t a planned affair by any means, he simply got up during an intermission between two shows and started dancing non-stop for about 10 or 15 minutes in front of a crowd that very quickly warmed up to him. It was magical to witness how he lost himself in the movement while at the same time remained acutely aware he was putting on a show. I only had a camera, no video unfortunately, so I made a little animated GIF to remember it by. For a moment it reminded me of that popular internet video with the kid who started dancing by himself which quickly led to a dance party. Hell, Miles always makes me want to dance.
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