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Conquering the Pole

July 13, 2011

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Lying on my back, legs spread above me in a wide “V,” I smile at the irony: I’m surrounded by women. It’s the warm-up to a beginner’s pole dancing class. With the candles lining the walls and Shakira pumping out of the speakers, everything has a fun, sensual spin to it. Push-ups become floor undulations […]

Adirondack adventures

July 12, 2011

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I had been getting death threats for about three hours. Each promise of excruciating torture hit the back of my head and I let it slide off my back with an amused chuckle. My brother, the verbal assailant, was not so jovial. We were biking up a massive hill in the heart of the Adirondak […]