Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Dance, everybody. Dance tonight.

Here are some photos of me that my mom recently scanned. In the first one I'm wearing my costume for "Clowns", my grade 5 musical in which I played Leah Ballerina. I remember being really nervous that I'd have to wear a skimpy little tutu, but thankfully my mom made me this adorable costume. You can't tell from the photo, but it was less a tutu and more a full skirt. Phew, says 10-year-old Alison.

I still remember the lyrics to the solo I sang:

The flowers in the garden will dance tonight, it's easy being happy in the moonlight.
Today they were soakin' up the sun and rain, and now it's time to dance again.
Dance, everybody, kick up your heels. Dance, everybody, see how it feels.
To step to the left and step to the right, turn yourself around as you dance all night.
Dance, everybody, dance tonight.

This photo shows me playing the violin, which I gave up at the ripe old age of 8 in order to focus on the piano.

And here I am playing the piano. Do not be fooled by the smile on my face; getting me to practice must have been akin to pulling teeth. Thanks, mom! Hey, I really am thanking you later, just like you said I would.


PS said...

Aw... You were so cute!

Wait - did I say "were"? I meant "are", of course! You ARE cute.

Unless "cute" is a bad word...

I'm gonna shut up now.

Alison Jutzi said...


Anonymous said...

Hey, I'm Leah Ballerina in Clowns in my school play too! My friend's Tricky Dicky...

Alison Jutzi said...

Oh, that's really cool! I hope you have a great show. Whereabouts are you doing it?
:) Alison