“Spinning? What is that?” My Dutch Nephew (we made that title up in order to describe our relationship) Keenan Brill (yes, the infamous Dianne’s son) asked me. “Is it sexual?” I assured the suave Euro-teen it was not. We have a take-no-prisoners relationship that occasionally makes me pause, considering I literally used to bounce him on my knee. Now I come up to his knees.
When I briefly explained spinning to him, he next asked me why I wanted to act like a hamster. I retorted that it was better to behave like one than have one lost up my bum, Somehow I erased that message by mistake, so I told him I’d tell him all about it later. It didn’t matter: He’s too young to understand the Urban Myth reference.
“Later” was that night’s performance by Joey Arias and Joey’s post-performance birthday party. ... Read More