Thursday, November 12, 2009

You make me feel like dancin'

So, it is a well-known fact among my friends that I LOVE to dance. I will dance sitting down, standing at a bar, on a crowded dance floor, on an empty dance floor (boy did we turn heads that night! But that's another story)......if there is music, I'm in motion. My betrothed is an entirely different creature. You won't catch him so much as tapping his foot. (Occasionally I catch him singing if he thinks no one is around though. Boy do I love that.) I know he has some serious rhythm and coordination though, because he can play Rockband on expert. Try that without rhythm or coordination, I dare ya!

No one danced at my first wedding. It saddens me to this day that no one danced, even though the marriage was an abysmal failure. I had live music (gifted by the best man's band), and no one danced. See, the key to dancing is not music at a wedding. It's joy.

Slowly, I realized that maybe, just maybe, people would dance at our wedding. Really dance. Not bob their heads. BOOGIE DOWN! I hope, at least. I know that when I told one of my best friend that I was to be wed one of the first things he said was "baby girl, I'm going to dance at your wedding". And that IS pure joy.

We're taking dance lessons. Starting tonight. We've never danced together because it isn't his cup of tea. He's taking the lessons though, and will dance with me, because I said it would make me happy. He's a very good man, indeed.

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  1. I couldn't have said it's Joy that gets people out there on that dance floor! That's is so true! Those words gave me goosebumps. I can't wait to dance at your wedding girlfriend! Go Karl, for taking the leap to take dance lessons! What a guy. Let me know how it goes, because I could use a few lessons myself - Katrina

  2. How fun! Jonathan and I just went to his cousin's wedding a couple of weeks ago and danced! Yes, even Jonathan. It was so much fun! I'm so glad to see you happy, Brandy. :)