Happy February Thanksgiving!

What?  It’s not Thanksgiving?  Coulda fooled me, cuz it feels like it to me.  Happy Thanksgiving to us all…because Thanksgiving is the OFFICIAL day to say thanks, and I’m saying it this February day. Last night was a toughie for me; I was pretty upset.  Some friends I made on the dance floor came through…

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Going Through The Motions?

I recently heard a song on the radio that has stuck with me (Matthew West’s The Motions).  Usually it takes more than one partial listen-through for a song to stick in my head, yet I can still hear the first line of the chorus clearly.  Part of the lyrics follow: I don’t wanna go through the…

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What a Week!

I just had the most incredible week of my LIFE!  40 of us spent the last eight days together on the Dance With Janet Cruise – and what a week it was!! We vacationed and danced our way through the Oasis of the Seas, the largest cruise ship in the world (with a complement of…

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It’s Time…

It’s time to sign off for a good ten days or so!  The Dance With Janet Cruise has finally arrived, after months of waiting and planning, and thinking it would never get here!  About 40 of us leave tomorrow to re-assemble in Ft. Lauderdale, FL (and go dancing at the local country bar, ROUNDUP!!) in preparation for sailing on…

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Last Minute Deal

This is my kind of “Man Wanted” poster!  However, such a perfect specimen is unnecessary.  I do have a last minute deal for a man, though. One of the men who was planning on attending the cruise had to cancel due to personal issues, so his spot is available. We are only 12 days away…

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My Boogie Shoes

So you wanna boogie, do you?  Donning the right pair of shoes will definitely help make your night out unforgettable.  If you’ve been dancing for any length of time, I’m sure you’ve noticed that street shoes do not good dancing shoes make.    Tennis shoes tend to stick to the floor and a rotation on the…

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Duh! I Messed Up The Time!

I apparently need to go back to Florida for more R ‘n’ R.  I messed up the time of the new Beginner 1 class! The correct info is this: We’ve added ANOTHER BEGINNER 1 class in Wheaton at the same location (208 W. Union) on Wednesdays from 4:45 – 6 pm.  This class will run at that time from now…

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Classes Cancelled Today

Baby it's COLD outside!!  Due to the frigid wind chill (-36 degree windchill is expected by 9 pm), Warrenville (3 pm) and Wheaton classes (6:15 & 7:45 pm) have both been CANCELLED for today.  We will make up this class on Wednesday, February 25th. Stay warm!! I've had requests to see the award-winning performance of…

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Country Cruisers Place at Worlds!

As you know, the Country Cruisers just returned from the UCWDC Worlds Championships in Orlando, Florida.  What a week!  We are thrilled to have placed SECOND in our Team Combo division!  Thank you so much to (L-R) John Kyle, Cathy Feltz, Kat Warner, Janet Kruse, Dan May, Betsy Maaks, Rob Ryan, & Diana Wood for spending…

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Due To Popular Demand…

Due to popular demand there will be a dance this Saturday, January 3rd at Warrenville Park District.  This dance will strictly be an open dance from 6:45-10pm.  There will be no lessons but DJ Jeff will be there to play your request.  I have also included for you a copy of the Warrenville Saturday and…

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