A Time To Mourn

After yet another stellar performance by the Cadillac Ranch Dance Team last night, I should be flying high!  We did, after all, spend the evening at the DuPage County Fair and dance (on the grass!!) to the Billy Croft Band, and had a fantastic time.  Yet this morning is my time to mourn… As most…

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Fresh Rain Makes Things Grow

Recently I read a statement that stuck with me:  Fresh Rain Makes Things Grow.  It got me thinking about how inconvenient rain is, and how we reluctantly tolerate it…but then we enjoy its lush, green results.  I know you’ve heard it before, but just like irritating rain produces beautiful greenery,  we have to get through the…

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The Power Of Community

Ever want to go out for an evening and enjoy live music?  But your feet might get to to tapping, and then you may want to dance.  What to dance, though?  And alone, with all those people around?  You've got to be kidding.  BUT…when you are part of this dancing "gang", you have an instant…

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Perform Away!

I’m so excited to report that the Cadillac Ranch Dance Team performed at the Carol Stream Coral Cove Water Park this pastMonday – and didn’t melt!  It was especially surprising that Peggy (garbed head to toe in a bright yellow starfish costume) was still standing after almost 2 hours of looking longingly at the pool –…

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Happy Birthday!

  I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE  FLAG, OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA , AND TO THE REPUBLIC, FOR WHICH IT STANDS, ONE NATION UNDER GOD, INDIVISIBLE, WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL! GOD BLESS AMERICA!! No matter how many times I say those words, a chill runs up my spine each time I do. …

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This Will Affect You

Summer is officially here, and with it, vacations and schedule changes.  I’m certain you are aware of when your next class meets, but I’m just as sure that some of the following adjustments will be new to you.  So please read on, as this update will definitely affect you! Due to the Fourth of July…

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What I Learned From Gram

My dad’s mom, “Gram”, is the coolest lady I know, and the sassiest 94 year old I’ve ever met.  I wouldn’t be who I am today, but for the things I’ve learned from her.  Her advice over the years has been invaluable. Just recently Gram sent me a friend request on Facebook.  I was quite…

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It’s All About YOU!

YOU are the reason it’s fun to dance – YOU are the reason it’s fun to get together – it is ALL about YOU! Do you ever feel like you need to get out more, or be more sociable?  Learn how to dance!  When you begin lessons, the others in your class are at the…

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Bring Flowers, Not Tomatoes!

It’s the weekend again!!!  Time to dance up a storm – and the past storms have left you with lots of blooming flowers, right?  How about you grab some for tonight’s dance in Warrenville? I had a last minute schedule conflict for tonight, so my wonderful DJ hubby JEFF will be teaching tonight’s lessons!  He’ll…

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