Alex Gaw (né Cloutier) started dancing in Houston, Texas in January of 2009. After three months of taking classes and practicing with his then girlfriend Samantha*, he attended The Great Southwest Lindyfest, and from that first night of crazy – albeit terrified – social dancing that’s all he’s wanted to do. He remembers driving home at 1am, which seemed late at the time, hearing nothing but a persistent beat in his head, and able only to repeat over and over how much fun that was. Luckily, Samantha felt the same way, and they’ve been dancing together ever since.
Alex also just graduated from The University of Texas at Austin, where he finished a long-overdue English degree and discovered his passion for writing. He has decided to combine his love of writing with his love of dance, and it is you, O Luckless Reader, who must now suffer.
The Name is a play on a song called Minor Drag, which he likes. Unfortunately minorblog.wordpress was taken. By some Germans.
*They’re totally still together. In fact, they got engaged in Sweden in July of 2013. Zounds!