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I could have danced all night

Saturday, May 06, 2006

Friends of ours had a sock-hop tonight so we could dance on their renovated hardwood floor before the carpet was laid back down. Mr. C stayed home due to the broken elbow and someone needed to stay with the babe, so my most wonderful recently-turned five year old was my "date". He loves to dance (Fred is his nickname) and our hosts played old albums on their ancient record player. Why is no one else dancing, he asked...the adults all stood talking along the edges of the room.

Of course I danced with him, but you can't see photos of that, unfortunately...

Eventually, he decided that just the two of us dancing was not so much fun, so he settled in to work on a puzzle book.

Little boy on a big floor.

Rolling out the carpet. It was a rather odd night, but fun. My son is amazing; there are not enough superlatives in this world to describe him. A perfectly wonderful person to spend the evening with, among an eclectic group of adults.

  1. Blogger Connie and Rob said:

    There is just not a better way to have fun and let go of all your emotions is to get out there and dance. Your son looks like he was just a great partner. Too bad you live so far away. I would love to borrow him and take him out dancing sometime.lol

    Take care,

  1. Blogger Chloe said:

    he looks so lovely, in his world but also not oblivious to other people's worlds. You are very lucky. He is a great kid. xxxxxxx

  1. Blogger Steve Awesome said:

    sock dancing is cool. I would have played slippy sock dancing

  1. Blogger blackcrag said:

    Sounds like a great night.

    But why would someone cover up such a gorgeous hardwood floor?

  1. Blogger Devil Mood said:

    That's a great floor, I love wooden floors and when they're new...it's a different thing!
    I hate carpets simply because they cover the floor.

  1. Blogger Heidi said:

    What a special evening with your son :)

  1. Blogger missbhavens said:

    What a great time! I always said 5-year-olds make the very best dates. Why? Because they'll ALWAYS dance! I love the sock-hop idea! I'll totally throw one when we get the floors finished!

    (IF we ever get the floors finished...)

  1. Blogger Meow said:

    What a handsome dance partner you have. It must have been a wonderful evening, just you and your son.
    Take care, Meow

  1. Blogger Christopher said:

    That looks like a good time. Seems like the kid stole the show. Good for him!

  1. Blogger Maddy said:

    i love these pictures of your
    little guy...the dancing one and
    the puzzle one...he seems in this
    world but not OF it so to speak...

    the lighting is beautiful on him
    in the puzzle picture

  1. Blogger Stephanie said:

    Looks like a fun night with the perfect dancing partner! Hope he keeps that love for dancing as he gets older - too many people end up losing it when they "grow up."

  1. Blogger SkyeBlue2U said:

    What a fun night that must have been. Your son rocks! :)

  1. Blogger vani said:

    that sucks that no one else danced. wasn't that the whole point??

  1. Blogger DayByDay4-2Day said:

    And a great dancer too!

  1. Blogger momyblogR said:

    Who could have asked for a better date. Looks like a lot of fun.

  1. Blogger Michelle said:

    Sounds exactly what the doctor ordered, a pleasant night out!
    Keep up your amazing work with the Red Cross, you are so special :o)

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