Dancing with Family

September 20th, 2010
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Saturday night, after my grandfather's memorial service, we had a family reunion. My mother's siblings and my first cousins dance, but my second and further cousins don't. The reunion was in a house with a large open hardwood floor and a piano, though, so we decided to do some dancing. Alice fiddled, I played piano, and Julia called kerry sets. Later I called la bastringue without teaching it. Other cousins joined in on the music as well. I think people had fun.

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