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Written at 11:30 a.m. earlier today.

We’re sitting here at the Fresno State performing arts wing, having just released our first-born into The Audition Room. It’s her first audition and Maia will be following her later today. They’re auditioning for The Nutcracker in December, and it’s been an interesting process getting here.

I spotted the flyer at their dance studio a couple weeks ago, and based on how much they’ve loved previous performance opportunities, I thought I should ask them about it. It was important that I didn’t pressure them but I do want to expose them to opportunities, and even gently push them to try new things. I think Sarah and I see eye-to-eye on this, which is good for the kids and good for our marriage [insert grin].

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