I should be writing my paper for legal history on where law is a reflection of societal changes between the Civil War and WWI, but I feel like writing a post instead. The paper cane wait. It’s not due until Monday. Panic hasn’t set in yet.
So, as some of my followers may know (what? I have followers?!), I have started taking ballet classes again, allowing ballet and dance back into my life after almost 4 months off. It was physically painful to go back. Now, the pain has gone and my body has accepted the fact that I am dancing again, and my soul is singing. As I dance, I can’t help but smile. It is great to just move, and feel pretty, or whatever the music demands of me. To jump and turn and push myself. It’s amazing. This has also led me to long to perform again. What’s the point of trying to master a performing art if you don’t perform it???
So, that brings me to my current dilemma. I have been told it is one or the other, dance or law, black or white, left or right, path one or path two. You can’t have both so pick one and stick with it (I’m terrible at making a decision when it comes to dance vs anything else in life). So, I say “why should I have to choose?” I demand grey!!! Why can’t the two paths mesh togeher? i want to be a freelance attorney and dance for contemporary dance companies. Just because I don’t know if anyone who has managed to pull it off doesn’t mean it can’t be done. I know that dancer’s have a clock ticking, telling them they are getting too old, but contemporary dancers last longer. I know law school is expensive, but if there is a will there is a way.
Eventually I have to pick something to fight for. I guess now is a good time as any to start. So, I pick this. The road to law school just got to so much more complicated.