It’s National Dance Day!

Despite taking my fair share of dance classes as a child, I don’t claim to be an amazing dancer (but this girl’s got RHYTHM. Srsly.)

I like to pretend I can dance, anyway. I even have real ballet slippers for when I feel like REALLY faking it. Around the house. I’ve always wanted to take pole dancing classes. Despite the stigma attached to stripping, I actually find it to be an entrancing form of dance.

And then there’s the fun dancing. I adore plopping one of the kitties in my lap, taking his arms and sing the “Bird bird bird, bird is the word” song and making them dance. Torture? Maybe. Although the look on their faces is usually one of “I’m going to puke on your shoes later,” I know they secretly enjoy it. Look at this cat dance. Cat. I’m a kitty cat. And I dance dance dance and I dance dance dance. See? Love it.

He dances!

He dances!

I DO have a favorite playlist of dance songs, of which I will share some in hopes it will entice someone to shake their booty.

  • The Romantics – What I Like About You
  • Justin Timberlake – Suit and Tie
  • Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines
  • Tyga – Do My Dance (this one is way dirty, so obviously that makes me like it more)
  • Ice Cube – You Can Do It
  • The Ting Tings – Shut Up and Let Me Go
  • Orishas – Orishas Llego (Cuban rap, but it’s so smooth! I like to pretend I know how to samba. Rumba?)

In conclusion, I urge everyone to turn up the volume on whatever it is you listen to and get down like you’re Jennifer Beals. Who cares who’s watching?


  1. aimee

    LMAO, I do the same thing with Lucy…I hold her straight up and move her front legs around and sing “dancin’, dancin’, yeah, yeah, yeah…I’m dancin’.” She hates it. LOL

  2. grannyandthebaldguy

    Gotta love Heart (the Wilson Sisters), Pink and Melissa Ehtridge-three of some of my fav music.

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