friend forty-eight.

December 18, 2011 at 10:54 pm 2 comments

recently, i had the great joy of getting to dance with friend forty-eight, who i will refer to here as “april doner,” for the first time in years. she was visiting a mutual friend out here in the bay area, and we took her to the fabulous (as long as you aren’t wearing shorts) harry denton’s starlight room. somehow friend forty-eight was like a ray of fierce florida sunshine as she danced. there’s something missing in the way most of people dance, but new college reminds you how to stay joyfully in your body when you dance, and that was what i saw when friend forty-eight danced.

at college, we shared similar circles of friends, and i always appreciated how she managed to combine an open heart and goofy demeanor with a deep level of gracefulness. kind, artistic, political, brave, and, like i said, graceful, friend forty-eight is one of the rare people who stuck around in sarasota after graduating college. she loves it and i’m glad she’s found her home.

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  • 1. April Doner  |  December 19, 2011 at 3:04 pm

    aaah thank you so much!!! this is beautiful, makes me feel amazing. i loved dancing with you too, miss that special vibe 🙂

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    • 2. cubbie  |  December 20, 2011 at 1:16 am

      there’s something so special about the new college dancing!

      Reply

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