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Ballroom Dancers, TV Personalities, Gypsies, Travellers, Dreamers, Spouses, Best Friends, Soul Mates....

TLC Travel Diary – Positano, Sorrento, & The Amalfi Coast

     Positano, Sorrento, &  The Amalfi Coast        Usually, when a person asks us for our advice on what to do when visiting a port of call (which happens often – and we love to share!), we have no … Continue reading

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TLC Travel Diary – Pisa & Tuscany

   Pisa Week 2 – Pisa & Tuscany    What an original day this turned out to be!  For our stop in Tuscany on this day we decided to do something that none of us had ever done before – a Wine … Continue reading

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TLC Travel Diary – Rome: Week 2

Week 2 – Rome      Our second day in Rome was as glorious as the first, but in different ways.  The first week we spent mostly strolling the outdoors and admiring the beauty of the streets, architecture, and landmarks, … Continue reading

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DWTS – Season 11 – First Thoughts

 Dancing with the Stars – Season 11 – The Cast  First of all…hurray!!  DWTS is back!!  And second of all ….WOW what a cast this year!!!!   When ABC  announced this season’s roster we were so incredibly intrigued, as this is by far the most … Continue reading

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TLC Travel Diary- Rome, Florence, & the French Riviera

           Day 3, 4 & 5 – Roma, Firenze, & La Cote d’Azur       Rome and Florence were beautiful days from start to finish, full of incredible architecture and artwork every time we turned a corner, all standing majestic and … Continue reading

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TLC Travel Diary – Naples & Capri

Day 2 – Naples & Capri    In Naples we took a ferry over to Capri – it was absolutely gorgeous.  Very scenic and luxurious – obviously a play town for the uber-rich.        We hopped on a local bus and … Continue reading

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TLC Travel Diary – Week 1 – Barcelona

Wow….we can’t believe a week has gone by already!  Mind you, despite the fact that the time has flown, at the same time it feels like we have been around the world and back and seen every corner of it … Continue reading

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TLC Travel Diary – Day 1

We’re off!          Some people absolutely hate travelling. Not the actual vacation part, but the travel part. We, on the other hand, really love it. The airports, the magazines, the airplane food, the movies, the crosswords – you name it. … Continue reading

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SYTYCD Canada Season 3 – The Good, the Bad, and the We’ll See.

Apologies to all – this post is waaaay late.  We have a couple of good reasons, but mostly it’s because we have been completely neglecting our PVR due to the fact that we’ve been feverishly renovating the church where we rent our dance space.  We’ve … Continue reading

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You Only Live Once. Cross Something Off Your “Bucket List” today.

N.B. – still counting votes from the previous post regarding capital letters – hundreds have read, not many voted, but nevertheless results are pretty split down the middle – so this will be a test-capital-letter-blog.   Feel free to go back to … Continue reading

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Queries, Kudos, AND CAPITALS of a Big Blog World…

…so…when we decided to jump into the blogosphere, we decided to do so as we do everything else in life – head first.   we had no idea how deep it was, or the size of the world we were to … Continue reading

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All We Hear Is…Radio Cha-Cha…

 …so yesterday i had the amazing opportunity of guest co-hosting on the EZ Breakfast Show on EZ Rock 99.7 .    this was my first-ever attempt at radio, and let me tell you, it’s a lot harder than it looks … i mean…”sounds”.    it was … Continue reading

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Do You “Work to Live”…or “Live to Work”?

one of our favourite sayings of all time was given to us by a lovely lady that we met while working in the South of France.  we were chatting one day about how calm, relaxed, and happy the European people … Continue reading

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Life’s a Dance….Live it Like Everyone’s Watching!

so…i think i should explain myself…because at first glance, it may seem like our “tagline” for the blog is an error.  usually, you may hear the saying “dance like no one’s watching”. very famous, and with a great meaning behind it, something … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Time…..

….lived a couple named TL & Chris.   that’s us.  and this is our new blog.  i must say, thinking of the name for the blog was the most interesting part of putting this thing together.  a lot goes through your … Continue reading

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