Tag Archives: Dance

Dancing on the Feet of Chance

When my daughters were small, we used to dance with one of them standing on my feet: I would dance and she would go along for the ride. Our course was up to me, but she enjoyed wherever I would take her. Sometimes, there wasn’t even any music — no external justification for the dance, if you will — just a light-hearted communion between father and daughter.

That’s what came to my mind when I read this passage from Nietzsche’s Thus Spoke Zarathustra. The wise man, Zarathustra, is speaking to the pre-dawn sky.

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31 Days – Tango

We’ve spent most of our 31 Days of Wonder in geekdom. Let’s cut loose and enjoy some tango!

Argentine Tango beautifully captures the essence of romance — maybe life’s greatest wonder. It is usually improvised but even when choreographed you can see the give-and-take, mystery and sensuality of the dance between the sexes.


I think these last two are improvised, which is pretty amazing.