Broadway Bound!

My wife and I were proud parents last weekend as we got to see our middle daughter dance on Broadway. That’s right, after graduating from the university with one of her degrees in Performance Dance, she made it to Broadway less than a year later. Unfortunately, that would be Broadway Ave. in Chicago at the intimate Edge Theater. Regardless, we were thrilled with seeing her do what she loves to do. Here she is with the rest of the dance ensemble at the end of the show.

What a coincidence that our daughter was standing directly under a big white arrow when they took the pic. And yes, we are a transracial family with our three youngest children being adopted. I don’t want any readers confused … or more confused than usual after reading one of my blog posts.

It always makes a parent feel good to see their child doing something they love. We love watching our middle daughter dance, especially when no poles are involved. Unfortunately, the dance ensemble our daughter is in is more focused on art rather than profit, so our daughter has to work 3 other jobs to make money. I did point out to her that there is a professional dance team located very close to us which probably pays well as they dance to entertain the great citizens of the USA. Take a look.

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Mite Be Funny #144 (with backstory)

Mite Be Funny #144 Children

I was inspired to create this cartoon after watching our middle daughter dance at her university yesterday. She did a fine job. On the way home, somehow the discussion between my wife, middle daughter, youngest daughter, and I drifted to who is our favorite child. I believe our middle daughter “drifted” the conversation that way. My wife and I really don’t have favorites, although none of our five children will ever believe that. We are proud of each of them for their achievements, and do our best to support their attempts to achieve. Our youngest daughter is currently intent on achieving becoming taller than our middle daughter. She’s well on her way.

Yesterday, we were proud of our middle daughter’s performance along with hearing that she will start her professional dance career in Milwaukee this summer where she’s accepted a paid position in a dance company for one month. It’s a start. She’ll return for a 5th year at the university in 2020 to finish up double majors and minors.

If you are interested, here’s a short snippet of a longer dance from last year’s fall dance concert at her university. Our daughter enters the stage first.