"Life may not be the party we hoped for but while we are here, we might as well dance!"

June 18th, 2014, 4pm

It was 22.2°C. There was moderate breeze.

My daughter spontaneously jumped off the lifeguard tower and cried out, “get this pic” as she lit into the air. I didn’t expect her to jump but fortunately, I was faster that day with the camera than usual and was able to capture this image (apologies for the fuzziness of it). While the quality isn’t the best, her expression is. It makes me think every time I gaze at her face - indeed, while the day may not meet our expectations, our opportunity to dance remains.

So dance it is…in the rain, in my living room or off the lifeguard tower on a sunny summer day.

Christine, Anne Marie, Sanna and David Wade said thanks.

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Marti Melville

Marti Melville is an American novelist and screenwriter known for her debut novel series, The Deja vu Chronicles - a paranormal, historical romance. The Déjà vu Chronicles has been written for feature film production and in Hollywood for consideration. Visit her website at www.martimelville.com

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