Spring Dance March 11, 2017

Montreal’s spring tea dance this year was a big success, though at -21 degree temperatures, it wasn’t very spring-like.  But with musicians Laura Risk and Nicolas Williams, and over 40 dancers in attendance, it was very springy!skype-emoticons-holidayspirit-3.gif

The day was a special one, as it was also the birthday of our treasurer-extraordinaire, Richard “Big Bucks” Ricardo.  Happy birthday, Richard!

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Richard and our dear common friend, money (also featuring Scruffy the dog)

We had some illustrious and loyal guests from Vermont, Ottawa and Cornwall, and they were not disappointed (I’m assuming, I could be wrong).

Some people had trouble making it there to begin with:

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The Face of Dedication

 

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Sally looks for an easy exit but is surrounded
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Fabulous live music!
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Joanne and Sean try out some new SCD moves.  Also, Holly’s scalp!
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Old friends and 39-year-old Dagmar (she’s smiling because she’s about to catch me for a Strathspey)
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The latest cover of Scottish GQ Magazine.
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Cary and Michael and I take all our photos by a fire alarm and extinguisher.  Safety first.
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Don mimics Holly’s foot position and ends up looking like a Scottish mime.
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The moment at which Kildonan became an Ames room (look it up)
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Ramona shows off her new kilted skirt while Valerie smiles to keep from freezing to death.
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“Now everyone just shut up.  DON WHAT DID I JUST SAY?!”
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Beautiful straight lines.  If you’re drunk/high/myopic.

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“Why is this millennial making me take a selfie? Ugh.”

 

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It was literally all a blur for Katie.

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Time for videos!! Thank you to Ramona and Michael and of course, myself. You’re welcome.

 

After all the hard work, it was finally time for FOOD!

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Joanne was so hungry she couldn’t manage to close her mouth for the photo.
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“Do these glasses make me look hungry?”
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The out-of-towners were very serious about the eating portion of the evening.
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Azin’s son came to help by lowering the average age by several decades. Also featuring headless Katie.
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Polly and Dale smile through woefully regretting having chosen our table to sit at.
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Evil German lady eats up after a long day of forcing me to dance Strathspeys. “My work is done.”
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People got increasingly more depressed at this table from right to left as the evening wore on.

All fabulous things must come to an end, and at last it was time to go home and collapse. But not before taking one last photo!

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Thank you to all who attended!  Let’s shoot for 60 people next year!

 

 

 

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2 thoughts on “Spring Dance March 11, 2017

  1. Margaret Gomersall

    Great job Annie! I feel as though I was there. I especially like the very last photo! Are they all grinning because they are happy to be going home !

    Margaret

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