Me + Carrie = BLOWN AWAY!!!!

Carrie Underwood is not the only one "Blown Away"; I'm singing her song with her – but for a different reason. WOW, I am blown away by the turnout at Sunday Nite Country last night in Warrenville!! Thank you so much for attending; I realize it was a bit more of a drive for a lot of…

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Where Do You Go?

  NEWSFLASH>>>>>>Life is Rough!!!! Sometimes overwhelmingly so.  I've been struggling lately, and have gone back to my roots to figure things out.  I also go to the people around me for encouragement, and I've been unbelievably blessed with the presence of all of YOU!!  Especially, lately, the residents from the Holmstad Retirement Center, where I teach on…

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You Asked…We Listened!!

I am one of those who is mourning the loss of the Sunday Stampede at Cadillac Ranch.  I went there to dance on that day most weeks for more than a decade.  But I am fortunate enough to also work with the Warrenville Park District, who has offered to host Sunday Nite Country next SUNDAY MARCH 9th from 6…

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It’s a Long Winter

I'm starting to feel like this wolf.  More winter?  Bah.  I love the snow but it's starting to really feel long…in many ways.  I'm a bit exasperated. Trials come and go.  This week has been full of them for me.  I've alluded to them but am still processing…I'll share more soon.  Suffice it to say that…

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That Was SO Last Week!

Ever feel like you’re getting The Look?  I’m not sure if the baby is giving it to the dog more, or vice versa.  Either way, The Look is going around.  Just last week I got it, in fact.  I was so proud of myself for introducing a new dance using a current song, and I…

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Cheerleaders and Soldiers??

This was SO worth passing on!  “Feelin’ groovy” at its best!!! The Miami Dolphin Cheerleaders sent the US Troops in Afghanistan a music video and the troops sent one back…mimicking them almost to perfection.  Soldiers win…hands down!!! Now THAT is entertainment! And the soldiers learned their moves from a video – which you can take…

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Dance for F R E E !!!!!

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Cadillac Ranch is NO LONGER CHARGING A COVER ON FRIDAYS!!!   You can now dance for FREE every Friday, and learn THREE new dances (a hard one at 7:30, an easier one at 8:30, and an easy one at 9:30).  I’ll be teaching FAKE ID for the next two Fridays; now’s your chance to really “get” this…

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Look At Them Go!

It’s the second week of January and for me, the new year has officially begun – and I am so glad. The holidays are over, the Nashville adventure has come to an end as the last team member finally got back home, and the diet has begun. It’s time to start over, and focus on…

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