I met Sharon Plank in 2009, when we both moved to Chicago. We were in the elevator at Presidential Towers with our moms, and her mom said, “My daughter is new, and she needs a friend.” I felt bad for Sharon because she looked humiliated, and I said, “I’m new […]
Greg and I went to Mike and Jen Elzinga’s wedding yesterday. Mike is a plumber who does a lot of work for Insinkerator, and he helped Greg when Greg was rebuilding our house. They had a fun photo booth, with hats and masks for people to dress up in.
We often drive down to Chicago with our friends to dance at The Mix, which is run by photographer Ken Dillard and DJ April Prince.
Each year we go to Swing Dance America in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. Here are photos from this year:
My mom and I went to Taos, New Mexico, in 2015. One of our favorite activities was a hike called Take A Llama to Lunch. We hiked into the mountains for lunch, with the llamas carrying our gear.
The New Rebels in the Appleton area and Doug Rousar ran an event for a number of years called Wisconsin Dance Challenge. In 2008, we entered a team in a Strictly Swing competition. The next year, Sheli and Mike created a routine for our dance club to perform at the […]