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Day 25: Don’t explain

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When I first told people I was going to Ragdale, they said things like, “Hope your class goes well!” “Well, it’s not really a class.” “Oh. Well, hope your retreat is relaxing!” “It’s not really a retreat.” “Oh. Well, hope you have a good workshop!” “It’s not really a workshop.” “Oh. Well, what is it?” […]

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Day 23: Separation Anxiety

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Exity by Beth, Lila, MT and Patricia Special prairie Clouds no I was kidding Ow my toe Bad bad toe When’s dinner? Ibuprofen eight hundred thousand. Plus whisky. Feel fine. Good night. Sunrise cloud Kafka Makes my whirly word Blossom. Friendship. Consultation. I leave the prairie with the trill of victory. See ya.

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Day 11: Prairie Island

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When Dave was learning choreography for The Jewels, he started out being able to remember it all in his head. Then he wrote out notes for himself, and suddenly started forgetting things. “I shouldn’t have written it down,” he said at first. But after a few days, the movements were fully back. My theory was that the […]