Monthly Archives: May 2013

From the archives: my first solo

From 2010, my first solo in the Aegela Centers for Middle Eastern Dance yearly showcase (That year’s show was called “Evolutions”). The song is called “A Song of Storm and Fire” by Kaijura Yuki, from the Tsubasa Chronicles soundtrack and … Continue reading

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A Florida trio turns 6

I had the privilege of meeting Legend’s (yes, that is my honey’s legal name, given to him by his parents) uncle Rob, his wife Jennie, and their triplets: Anna, Will, and Ellie on the occasion of their 6th birthday party. … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Granny (Helen Vertrees)

Last year, Legend’s Granny had a bit of a health scare, so Legend & I flew down to visit her and the fam in Fort Myers, Florida. Luckily, she was doing much better by the time we got there and … Continue reading

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Review of ATS® General Skills and Teacher Training Workshops

There are few things so wonderfully affirming as spending a week completely immersed in doing something you love, with a room full of people who love doing it as much as you do. So, you can imagine how over-the-moon happy … Continue reading

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4 mos with baby Luke

I recently had the pleasure of doing the 4 mos portrait session for baby Luke. Isn’t he absolutely adorable!! I love his chubby, round cheeks! And here is my other favorite portrait from the session. Somebody isn’t happy that mommy … Continue reading

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Family day in Ann Arbor: various locations reviewed

For father’s birthday, the fam (Father, Sister, bro-in-law, my honey, & I) spent the day in Ann Arbor, wandering downtown, perusing a bookstore, comic store, art gallery, and eating tasty foods! :D First stop was Cafe Zola for Sunday brunch. … Continue reading

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Two of my loves: dance & animation

Wednesdays here at the J. Bak Studios blog are normally reserved for bellydance, but this week, I wanted to showcase a non-bellydance dance animation video that gives me the shivers (in a good way). I was one of those kids … Continue reading

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