Springtime at DWJ!

Even though snow is predicted tomorrow, it's a beautiful sunshiny day today! I'm amazed at how my moods reflect the weather; now I really understand why people move south to escape Chicago's unpredictability. But hey; variety is the spice of life!  I know I'll see you all tonight at Tequila Roadhouse for dancing from 6…

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Biba Dushi!

  My lasting memory of Aruba is its favorite saying, Biba Dushi, which means "Living the Sweet Life" in their colorful local language, Papiamento, which sounds as happy and lilting as you would think.  The island atmosphere is cheerful, and why not?  It's sunny and warm, with the sound of the ocean lapping the shore…

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The Countdown Is On!

Good Morning! The countdown is on for the 4th Annual Dance With Janet Cruise, big time.  I'm scheduled to be picked up to go to the airport in the middle of Wednesday night at 3 am…wonder if I'll be too excited to sleep, or not? About 80 of us will be heading down to Miami to sail on…

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Thursday’s Schedule & Survey Link

Please take a look at the rest of this week in the Dance With Janet world, and see if your event is cancelled or running.     * Thursday 1/31 Geneva Intermediate Class – RUNNING     * Thursday 1/31 St. Charles Beginner 1-2 Class – RUNNING     * Thursday 1/31 Wheaton DanceAttics Intermediate Class – CANCELLED     * Thursday 1/31…

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Winter Storms of January

Seems like every other day it’s a snowstorm, ice storm, or temperature drop, and today is no exception.  Due to the snowfall predicted, Cathy and I decided it was better to err on the side of caution and cancel the 9:30 am Elgin class.  If the snow is still bad at 1 pm, the Hanover…

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Reflections Of…

I returned last night from a refreshing week’s vacation to Covington, Kentucky and Nashville, Tennessee.  Take a look at Nashville from the fourth floor rooftop lounge of Tootsie’s on Broadway.  Doesn’t the town look like a child’s toy village?  The Strip of Nashville is a busy, hopping place with people shoulder to shoulder at night,…

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Christmas and Change

  L-R:  Eli with my younger daughter Kat (Indiana) & newly married David and Jessa Henry (Kentucky) I celebrated Christmas this past Saturday – BEFORE Christmas – for the first time ever.  It was only possible to get my daughters together with everyone on a weekend, due to the length of the drive to the…

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Christmas Party FUN!

Thank you all for dancing with me and the rest of the Dance With Janet team this past weekend!  Jeff always enjoys DJ’ing for us and seeing all of you; he especially enjoys your ending poses, which you practice SO well!!   We always have a blast and dance a lot, no matter the size of the group, and…

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