Dance like no one is watching

Picture of dancing iris

I once borrowed a very expensive sports car and was cruising down the freeway when I was pulled over by the highway patrol. When I protested that I had been carefully driving under the speed limit, they cheerfully agreed. “We just wanted to see what one of those looks like up close. Have a nice day, now.”

This white bearded iris reminds me of that car. It appears to be dancing fifty miles an hour while it’s just standing still!

Once a jolly swagman camped by a billabong,
Under the shade of a coolibar tree,
And he sang as he sat and waited for his billy-boil,
You’ll come a-waltzing, Matilda, with me
~Australia’s national song, 
written by Andrew “Banjo” Paterson~



  • Infinite Living Posted October 23, 2018 11:20 pm

    Haha that made me laugh and smile – the story of your car and the iris dancing while standing still, respectively

  • Priscilla Bettis Posted October 23, 2018 9:52 am

    Wow, really?! You were pulled over because they wanted to see the car? That’s pretty cool. Must have been some car!

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