Hi all, Thanks for the info. I did not know George but these dance events run on the work of volunteers and I appreciate them. I will be calling Dean's dance on Friday, along with a short introduction commemorating George.
Condolences to all who called him friend. Polly On Fri, Feb 22, 2019, 10:55 AM Emily Rush via Callers < email@example.com wrote: > Hi all, > George Rettie, the NC dancer in the yellow ruler suspenders, passed away > unexpectedly this week. He'd been dancing since at least the 1980's, and it > was a rare dance that he didn't attend. He was always the first to > volunteer (and did, more hours than I can count), personally thanked the > musicians and callers, danced with beginners, dipped everyone beautifully > and frequently, flirted with us all, could call one dance (Gene Hubert's "A > Nice Combination"), brought his children into the dance community, and was > a favorite partner to many, many dancers. > > Myra, Adina, and JoLaine are calling a dance that Dean Snipes wrote for > George some years ago. If you're calling sometime soon and are so moved, I > would like to invite you to call it too. If you're dancing, I hope you'll > go up to the stage and thank the musicians and callers, welcome the > beginners, and have an extra-good time. > > Love, > Emily > > ---------------------------------------------- > > George is Rettie, Willing, and Able > by Dean Snipes > Indecent (2s crossed), double progression > > A1. > Neighbor balance & swing > > A2. > Pass thru across, turn alone > Star R 1x, pull by up and down with your neighbor > > B1. > New ladies allemande L 1x while gents orbit 1/2 clockwise > Partner swing > > B2. > Long lines forward & back > Ladies right hand pull by, neighbor allemande L 1.5 > _______________________________________________ > List Name: Callers mailing list > List Address: Callers@lists.sharedweight.net > Archives: https://firstname.lastname@example.org/ >
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