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My Wedding Fear!

Updated on June 30, 2013

Oh my goshk, it’s that time of year,

The time of year I awkwardly fear.

Summertime… weddings are here!

Don’t get me wrong I love a wedding

Let me explain why I am fretting!

I’m not so old, I wouldn’t say

Just turned 31, the 24th of May.

I know, we ladies don’t reveal our ages

But I’m an open book and share my pages.

I’ve really got nothing to hide,

I’ll tell you who I am inside!

But that’s really not what this is about

I’ve got a point, though, I’m sure you’re in doubt!

Where was I? Oh yes, weddings indeed!

It’s all about dancing, now follow my lead!

I know what I’m doing, you’re safe with me.

I can show you as step or two, maybe three!

Actually, I just love to dance

I do it whenever I find the chance!

I can Mash Potato, I can do the Twist

Though I know those are a bit old for my list!

Old, maybe so, but I will not stop

Till I tell you about the Bunny Hop

I can do the Swim and the Jitterbug too

The Charelston as well, just to name a few.

For almost as long as I’ve been alive

Thanks to Grease, I can even Hand Jive!

I can do some more and here’s something cool

Line and Square Dancing were taught in my school!

I live in New York, where there’s not hay, but grass

Why, you suppose that was taught in my Gym Class?

Doesn’t really matter, another notch in my belt

Just added to my skills, that’s how I felt!

Perhaps it’s cheesy but okie dokie,

I’ll admit I can do one mean Hokey Pokey!

I’m unstoppable I tell you; fast forward a bit

I can do the Running Man and the Roger Rabbit!

The Chicken Wing and the Chicken Dance

Both, very different and done best in pants!

I can Raise the Roof and Drop it Like it’s Hot

Though I tell my husband ‘Honey, I swear, I am not!’

The Tootsie Roll and Butterfly

Both require a nice strong thigh.

After a margarita or two

The Worm, I can do!

Sometimes the Robot, but always Churn Butter

When DJ comes calling, I do not stutter!

‘Yes, I can do the Macarena today!’

‘Course at some point, the YMCA!

Technically, I could bump and grind

Though the groom seems to like it, I think his wife minds!

So I’ll stick to the dances that don’t get me in trouble

And I’ll tell the bartender, ‘No thanks ‘bout that double’!

When at a wedding, I just wanna have fun

But there is one dance that just can’t be done!

What is the secret to the Electric Slide?

Always hoped I’d learn it before I died!

I’m starting to worry, way down deep in my soul

Tired of looking like I’m casting a darn fishing pole!


The 'Electric Slide'

The Electric Slide

Can you do this without hurting yourself, your pride or anyone else?

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      Jennifer 3 years ago from Lost...In Video Games

      This was hilarious Cat! I loved it! Figure I would read this before heading off to work! Voted it up!

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      writinglover,

      You are such a champ... I haven't gotten to you at all today, though I thought about ya a bunch! I figured I'd squeak this one in and then flail myself to bed... with nobody realizing I was still here, but let's not forget, we are talking about the FLASH! lol... I'm reading two installments as soon as I wake up!

      Thank you... you're awesome!

      Have a good day at work!

      Cat

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      Anna Haven 3 years ago from Scotland

      Great work Cat.

      This was funny, sassy and and made me smile.

      It is a huge thing to make people laugh and you nail it.

      Your work always makes people feel good and you have the rare power to spread those happy feelings.

      You have a real talent and it's one that we all benefit from.

      Anna :)

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Sweetest Anna,

      Aww, thank you! It's definitely a little scary when I push that publish button sometimes... I squint and cross my fingers, hoping everyone's getting to understand me by now, but ya never know! You couldn't have said anything that would've made me feel any better than you did!

      Thank you, I especially appreciate it coming from someone whose work I admire so much! (I think I've said that before... but it's still the case ;-)

      Have an awesome morning!

      Cat

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      Man of Strength 3 years ago from Orlando, Fl

      Hi Cat,

      Great work, Cat. You're always praising us, now it's our turn. As always the pics are AWESOME! I love the second pic. That couple has some MC Hammer action going on! I think you covered every major dance of the last 40 years. The key to the electric slide is consistency. Unless you attend weddings every other week, it's easy to forget. Vote up and everything else!

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Man of Strength,

      Great... even you've got the electric slide down!? Ha ha! There was a time I was going to a wedding almost every week... still, not my jig! lol It's pretty bad when you've gotta leave the dance floor in the middle of a song because everyone's concerned you're hurting yourself! Ha ha!

      Oh... boy, I really appreciate the visit, the wonderful compliments and the tip! (The birds are chirping... it's past my bedtime!)

      Goodnight, good morning! I'll see you later buddy!

      Cat

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      Tijani Achamlal 3 years ago from Morocco

      Cutest Cat,

      Beautiful autobiographical sketch.You speak off the cuff.Nobody can be that open and smart or ever can reach your level of sense of humor:)You are the master of the spontaneity here.Good work!

      Electric Slide is not a problem ,Just check YouTube and try to follow the moves,You are still young:)31 is not that old,Your body still elastic lol anyway,Sorry I didnt know of your birthday so Happy Birthday.

      Tons of hugs and much love,

      James

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      rose-the planner 3 years ago from Toronto, Ontario-Canada

      OMG..............this is clever, hilarious, brilliant, outstanding, spectacular, entertaining, awesome, (did I miss any?). Seriously, you rock! (Voted Up) -Rose

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      Bill Holland 3 years ago from Olympia, WA

      You are just too funny, Cat.

      I can't dance. Will you teach me? I mean I really can't dance. An athlete all my life; a musician...good rhythm...and can't dance. I need help!!!!!!

      Great fun my friend.

      Have a great Sunday!

      hugs,

      bill

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      drbj and sherry 3 years ago from south Florida

      Love your funny verse, Cat, and thanks for the great videos which can make a dancer out of any wallflower. Trust me!

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Gentle Wolf,

      Aww, gee thanks! Sometimes I just can’t help myself… really, I can’t! What lovely compliments and advice! The Electric Slide is not a problem? Ha ha… it doesn’t matter how many times I see it or try it… I look like a fishing mime! Let’s hope that elasticity holds up! Ha ha… and thanks for the birthday wish!

      Have a wonderful day James!

      Tons of hugs and much love to you!

      Cat

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Rose,

      Wow, thank you! I’d be lying if I said I didn’t frequently think of you when I wrote this! :D … but something tells me the wedding planner can do the Electric Slide!

      Oh and I just printed out your comments and I’m going to carry them around with me today! :D

      Thank you for your super compliments!

      Have an excellent day!

      Cat

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Billy,

      Aww… c’mon, you can’t tell me you can’t dance! Whatever you do do, just do it with confidence; you might convince the crowd, if not yourself! Lol… thanks Billy, now I got a laugh!

      You have a wonderful Sunday yourself!

      Hugs,

      Cat

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      drbj,

      Yes! I haven’t scared the funny lady away yet! I’m always so happy to see you and your approval! Ha ha.. I was thinking I ought to include a disclaimer or rating on that one video… but you’re laughing, so I’ll leave it! Ha ha :D

      Thanks again!

      Cat

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      Romeos Quill 3 years ago from Lincolnshire, England

      Hey Cat!

      What a delightful piece of bubble-gum, with some nifty verse thrown in, to boot.I remember doing the ' Running Man ' in the nightclubs(Utah Saints -Something Good, with a Kate Bush Dub) lol!

      Have you seen that movie 'The Wedding Planner?';it's supposed to be a really good RomCom - sounds right up your alley;it's can't be any worse than that offering that Julia Roberts did, a few years back now - 'Runaway Bride', I think it was named

      So you can dance huh? Wow - I'm impressed;I'll have to take you for a little turn sometime :)

      I can't get to your Electric Slide vid at the minute, but it looks like one kind of crazy body-pop.Remember the 'Moon Walk?' I reckon everyone had a go at that one!

      And, strangely, an acquaintance of mine used to play Bass guitar with The Contours, the band who who played your 'Do you love me?' song. :)

      All the clicks for this one Cat of many colours, for an entertaining, funny, and just a fab piece of engaging rhyme.

      Love ya,

      R.Q.

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      Kathryn 3 years ago from Manchester, Connecticut

      That was so funny, and clever, too. You got so many dance styles in, and it sounded good. I love it!

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      Wayne Barrett 3 years ago from Clearwater Florida

      I did dances at my wedding that I swore I would never do. Very funny Cat

      And did you say, 31? You are a young lady!

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      Lurana Brown 3 years ago from Chicagoland, Illinois

      Fun and funny...you write such charming things! :-) Lurana

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      Martin Kloess 3 years ago from San Francisco

      GREAT poem. I married Amor mainly because she is SO funny. I gave her a big wedding with all the trimmings. She got out of the limo 3 times because not enough people saw her. She had me laughing so hard I couldn't get drunk (or buzzed).

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      R.Q.

      You did the ‘Running Man’ in nightclubs! Ha ha ha… I usually only do it for friends! :D

      Yes, I have seen both of those movies and they both have their good moments… of course they’ve both got some good actors too… but there’s definitely some cheese in both, as well!

      I think the question for self-proclaimed dancer should be ‘So you ‘think’ you can dance, huh?’ Ha ha… ‘course I think I can… but I don’t ever ask the opinions of those watching me flail around either! Lol. If you’re not concerned about your health, I’ll take you up on that offer :D

      The ‘Electric slide’ video has some rather talented and rhythmic people dancing… not very accurate as far as the celebratory events I’ve attended… at least I’m willing to admit I can’t do it! Lol. The ‘Moon Walk’… ha, can’t do that either, of course anything that involves walking backwards is not a good idea for me :D

      An acquaintance of yours played with The Contours? Isn’t that something! ‘Do You Love Me?’ is synonymous with just about every outing I’ve ever been too!

      Thank you very much for the wonderful conversation and the visit, love ya too!

      Cat

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Kathryn,

      Thanks chicky! Most of these dances are appreciated most through that Boston fog! Ha ha! Thanks again!!! Hope the fog has cleared up (I don’t plan on dancing, so you should be safe!)

      Cat

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Wayne,

      Aw, I’m so happy you let it rip, especially on your very special day and I bet you wouldn’t have changed a thing! Well, the jury is out on whether or not I can dance… but I definitely can’t sing! I was at a Firemen’s banquet a few years back and there was karaoke in the house. I was being hounded to sing and swore ‘I’d never sing in public’… a couple of drinks later and I was fighting people for the microphone and belting out Patsy Cline ‘This one’s for you daddy!’ Ha ha ha… I’m so glad I was oblivious to what I sounded like…. I can only hope others were far enough into their drinks that they were too! :D

      Thanks Wayne, now I can get through my day to visions of you doing the worm in a tux! Ha ha

      Cat

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Lurana,

      I’m so glad you found it funny… you know what I’m talking about, don’t you! Lol… thanks girly!

      Cat

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Mhatter99,

      If that’s not the funniest thing I’ve heard, it’s certainly the cutest! I’m still laughing out loud at the thought… I’m guessing watching her, only cemented how ‘sure you were’. What a woman… and I can’t blame her! Obviously she appreciated the big wedding with all the trimmings, THAT much! What a man!

      Thank you, Martin… that was adorable.

      Cat

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      Tijani Achamlal 3 years ago from Morocco

      Cutest Cat,

      Count your blessings lol Others are sufficient for you.Dont be that greedy but if you are stubborn by nature,I understand hahaha

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      James! I was just reading this interesting hub about working out and French fries! :D ... I do count my blessings and you are one of them ;-)

      I won't be greedy, never! :D .... a little stubborn, but willing to bend :D

      Thanks for the smiles James!

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      Tijani Achamlal 3 years ago from Morocco

      haha lol

      I chose Kim Kardashian cause I saw some american guys obsessed by her lol and me too,I must admit haha

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      John Paolo B.Magdaluyo 3 years ago from Philippine

      Hhaha this is so fun Cat!

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      The men want to be with her and the girls want to be like her, sadly! Ha ha... you know how many young people aren't aware of who our Vice President is, but know the name of Kim Kardashian's dog? lol... you wonder why we have problems! :D

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      PaoloJpm,

      You snook right in there! Ha ha... thank you buddy!

      Cat

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      ocfireflies 3 years ago from North Carolina

      Cat,

      While I love to dance and have at least given most of those on your list a twirl, the Charleston has the most meaning for me because when I was a little girl, my grandma and I would dance it together. Voted Up. Pushing all buttons and SHARING!

      Thanks for starting my day off with a smile.

      Best Always,

      Kim

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      Jennifer 3 years ago from New Jersey

      Love It Cat! Your sense of humor is so evident in your poems. But look at the bright side....I am 40. I have been "catching fish" since high school!

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Kim,

      Aww! How cute is that! What a dance to do with your grandma, she must've been something else! I'm sure I don't do the Charleston by the books, but whatever my version is, is fun! It's too bad we don't do those older dances more often!

      Thanks a bunch... and I'm glad I made you smile, you did the same for me!

      Have a terrific day!

      Cat

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Theater girl,

      Ha ha ha! 40 is still young, in fact... they say it's the new 30! That's too funny though! You and I could put on a dance show of our own and probably win the prize for best mimes! lol.... thanks a lot!

      Cat

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      Man of Strength 3 years ago from Orlando, Fl

      Hi Cat, I'm still trying to get that email to you. I don't know whats wrong, I go to your page. When you have time I have a limerick, you'll like. I have a article as well. How did the painting go yesterday?

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      MOS,

      I found an email in my Gmail and sent you an email from my Yahoo to your Gmail... just a day or two ago. Have you checked your Gmail? I'll pull up my email and send it from my Gmail account.

      I'd have already been over to your new hubs, but HP hasn't told me about them! Arg!

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      Tijani Achamlal 3 years ago from Morocco

      HAHA lol too funny

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      ahorseback 3 years ago

      My favorite always ? A waltz .....slow , cuddled , cool and soft !

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Ed, did you purposely pick the waltz because I didn't mention knowing how to do it? Wanna teach a silly girl how to waltz? :D

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      SilentReed 3 years ago from Philippines

      Enjoyed your lighthearted dig on weddings and dancing. It brought back memories of the dance floor where I would dance away the night like Travolta in Saturday Night fever....er, that was wishful thinking. Actually it was more pugnacious tenacity of embarrassing myself and my GF (who became my ex.GF soon after) because of my two left feet :) Hi Cat!

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      SilentReed,

      Ha ha... I love John Travolta, but I'd rather see you dancing to Grease before Saturday Night Fever! Disco's dead for a reason! lol

      Two left feet? So she got mad 'cause you danced circles around her? lol

      Hi Silent Reed (I think you say bye when you're leaving... ha ha)

      Thanks for coming!

      Cat

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      Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

      Oh, how very enjoyable to read at the end of very long Monday!!! So much fun here to say the least! Wow, Cat, you are multi-talented to say the least.

      No, I cannot do the slide without hurting myself. Shoot, I cannot even roller skate without crashing into a wall, as I do not know how to stop : ( LOL

      Cat, you have outdone yourself once again with this delightful and oh so funny read here this day!

      I'm afraid I am behind on my commenting, so I am so late to the party. Well, let me get my dancing shoes on, and get with the program!!!

      I just love your wit, so very clever.

      Voted up +++++ and sharing

      Hugs and love, Faith Reaper

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Sweet AND funny Faith Reaper,

      You strike me to be a very graceful swan, I can't believe there is anything you can't do on those toes... though you did have me laughing thinking about your 'hurting yourself' doing the electric slide! Roller skating too? Oh goodness girl, I grew up roller skating, you had to have done some successful skating at some point? That's too funny! Well, you do everything else so well, I guess everyone can't have it all!?

      Oh and never fear how long it takes if you come at all. I always appreciate your visits and it doesn't matter when they are. Besides, I know all about it. I've commented on some of your hubs and then gotten really far behind, when the day comes that I try to play catch up... there's been 10 conversations since my comment and your response and I feel my moment has passed. :D

      Thank you so much... I am always so happy to see you!

      Hugs and love to you, Twinkle Toes Faith Reaper ;-)

      Cat

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      mr-veg 3 years ago from Colorado United States

      Hey Cat, belated b'day wishes !! And yeah I can do the electric slide...but don't know which way I would glide :D ... And it was great fun to read the open book which had all fun and nothing to hide... great going again n again.... And did you try the electric slide during your wedding :)

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      mr-veg!!!

      Hey, I was just thinking about you today... the awesome Spinach recipe you wrote about had a notification flutter through my mailbox. My eyes are burning... but I will be over when the sun comes up!

      Thanks for the birthday wish! You can do the electric slide... ha ha... I'm hearing quite a bit of that!

      No wedding for me I'm afraid, sweet mr-veg! Maybe, if ever... I will certainly try... how bad could a bride in her wedding dress look, trying to do the electric slide? :D

      Thanks for the visit and the smiles mr-veg... I will see you tomorrow and I hope all is well!

      Cat

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      Sunny River 3 years ago from A Place Without A Name which resides somewhere between Fantasy and Belief, just north of Reality

      Lol! That was great! I look stupid every time I start the electric slide, but I usually get the hang of it about half way through. :)

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Sunny River,

      Ha ha... that's so funny! I often wonder if I just 'hang in there' if it'll come to me, but I usually feel like a goof and chicken out before too many people see me! Maybe I should just give the whole song a try and see if I can catch on too! I've been inspired by your success to give it a whirl! Bring on the weddings! :D

      Thanks a lot!

      Cat

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      epigramman 3 years ago

      lol lol , did you actually think that the legendary Epi would stop right there. Noooooooo wayyyyyyyyyyy man!

      Gotta love a woman who just about mentions every 'fookin' dance in the book and makes me laugh while doing it. I've studied your profile picture long and hard (that too) and you don't look like a day over 21 girl - Cat you're shittin' me right - 31, I just don't fookin' buy it but I do know one thing - you are one helluva writer can do any style and you're one of the funniest people at the hub when you write in that genre.

      Sending 2 high fives from Canada courtesy of 2 human hands and 4 cat paws to one of our true Hub superstars at lake erie time 3:35pm

      p.s. - a little birdie just sent you a surprise.

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      There is my sunshine! Hey, Colin dear... that sun was hiding on me until you showed up... funny, huh?

      You're the best! You write like nobody's business and you compliment like nobody's business! I can't see you and keep a straight face... that is the best present in the world... a big ol' smile!

      Thanks Colin... you lit up my day!

      High fives right back to the diva tiffy and smooth talking Gabe... and of course, you!

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      To whom it may concern, (In regard to comments I deleted)

      I go to drill and come home to this? Really nice. This is supposed to be a funny hub, that's all, and to have my page filled with one rude and personal remark after another is not very respectful to me.

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      rose-the planner 3 years ago from Toronto, Ontario-Canada

      What the heck happened Cat? Is everything okay? -Rose

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      SilentReed 3 years ago from Philippines

      Hi cat, perhaps they need some "soap and water mouth washing" therapy? Too bad there isn't one for washing the brain of what I would consider a bad case of "cerebral flatulence". :) Hope it didn't ruin the rest of your day.

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Rose,

      Everything is okay... thank you! I'm not entirely sure what happened while I was away, apparently this page was used for purposes other than reading/responding to the hub or it's author... but I've removed comments and apologize to anyone who had to read anything rude or confusing.

      Geesh... drama at the hub? Should they make a Soap Opera? lol... thanks for asking. I really appreciate it.

      Cat

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      SilentReed,

      Thank you for your concern... I am short on soap today... but I will be okay! I just don't want people disrespecting others on my watch and that's what I got home to.

      Thank you again... at least you got me to crack a smile :D

      Cat

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      rose-the planner 3 years ago from Toronto, Ontario-Canada

      Actually, I didn't read any of the comments. I saw your comment and was concerned about it. Were the comments from anyone you know? I wonder if a complaint can be lodged. Actually, I remember a few weeks ago someone posted a question in the Forum about not knowing what to do about someone who was not an active Hubber basically attacking her on her hubs by leaving undesirable comments. She deleted them of course and was not sure why they were doing it. Don't let it get to you some people are just ignorant! Take care! -Rose

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Rose,

      Would you believe me if I told you that when I was only here for a month or so, I went 'round and 'round with someone on my pages? lol... I had more deleted comments than I did legitimate ones.

      I'm glad you didn't see the comments, but I fear how many others did! I don't want people afraid to come to my pages because of the drama, geesh... and I don't want my fellow hubbers being disrespected. This is my page and I feel responsible for those who visit it.

      It's kind of a complicated situation, but things should be quiet for now.

      Thanks again Rose!

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      rose-the planner 3 years ago from Toronto, Ontario-Canada

      Like I said before, don't let people like this get to you. You are always so supportive and respectful of everyone else and you certainly don't deserve it. Take care and lots of hugs! -Rose

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Thank you Rose, I really appreciate it... and actually, I've been thinking about you a lot lately... I see you scooting around here like crazy! You're doing so well, especially for a newbie. Keep it up, I'm certain the people here appreciate you and so many don't even know you yet.

      Thanks a lot girly, hugs to you too!

      Cat

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      Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

      hahaha I love my new name, Twinkle Toes -hehehe with the sore behind from falling flat on it!

      Hugs, Faith Reaper

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Oh, Faith Reaper!

      Ha ha... I'm sorry, I just can't picture anything but graceful... though I am laughing, I'm betting you even fall on your behind gracefully! lol...

      Thanks for the laugh!

      Hugs, Cat

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      C E Clark 3 years ago from North Texas

      I've always been a good dancer. You just have to have rhythm. Lots of dance halls of every kind around here, but I haven't been to a wedding in years. Are people still getting married? ;)

      You're such a talented poet, I don't think you can ever go wrong. Voted up, funny, interesting, and will share.

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      dreamseeker2 3 years ago

      Cute poem Cat! Quite a few of the old fashioned dances I use to do as a girl...Hokey Pokey, Freddy, the Swim, the Monkey...just to name a few. One thing about them, is you sure did get your excercise! ; ) I can slow dance and line dance, plus a few others. But not what the kids do today. lol! Voted it up, interesting and awesome!

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Au fait,

      Well, I’m not surprised you’ve always been a good dancer, how about that?! :D … I agree, you HAVE to have rhythm! I have a beautiful cousin, close to my age, and we used to turn on the music in my room and just dance for hours… but she always looked like she was in pain or hurting herself when we danced… she just absolutely had no rhythm… I guess you’ve got it or you don’t! lol…

      No… I don’t think people are still getting married… unless they’re all just forgetting to send me an invitation! :D

      Thanks for the compliments, I very much appreciate them!

      Hope you had a nice 4th of July!

      Cat

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      dreamseeker2,

      Do you know how long I looked up the ‘Monkey’, but for the life of me couldn’t find out what it was called!? That was one of the first dances I envisioned when I was writing this, but didn’t know it by name… I gave up hours to Google and YouTube and still couldn’t find it! I should’ve consulted with you before writing this! :D

      Oh, the exercising… that’s so true! I actually love dancing but usually end up with cramps and sweating. I’ve always said, if I just ‘went dancing’ every day, I’d be in some seriously good shape! lol…

      I’m not ‘country’, but I enjoy the line dancing… it’s fun and I like how dancing looks when people are doing it in unison. Trust me… I don’t even know what the kids are doing today! Lol

      Thanks a bunch for stopping and sharing with me!

      Cat

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      W1totalk 3 years ago

      Great poem. If you can do all of those other dances sometimes its more of like rolling with the group. Find a nice guy or a friend to be next to and follow the steps. Remember north, south, east and west.

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      Linda Rogers 3 years ago from Minnesota

      Hi Cat~what a riot of a hub~ you dance queen you. I thought this was going to turn out to be a story about why you don't like weddings. My thought was it may be about wondering if you can trust a man~due to your past pain. Hope your having a great weekend my friend.

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      W1totalk,

      Thank you! At least I ‘think’ I can do all those other dances :D Maybe I just don’t ‘dance well with others’ ha ha! Or maybe I’m just following the ‘wrong’ people’s lead? :D … I love the north, south, east, west tip! Thanks!

      Cat

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Minnetonka Twin,

      Hi nice lady!!! :D I’m glad you found this humorous… sorry I led you astray; trust me, this could’ve been a whole different hub if I’d have gone that route, lol. Always a bridesmaid, never a bride! Ha ha… I did have a wonderful weekend; all the ‘cousins’ I grew up with all got together and had a reunion up at my childhood camp; it was a blast! I hope you had a wonderful weekend yourself! Thank you so much for swinging by! After I catch up, I’ll have to come by your way and catch up some more! :D

      Cat

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      Shannon 3 years ago from Texas

      Hey Cat! I must remember to show Cat to the bar when I hang with her. But let's avoid the grooms. ;) Maybe with a drink or two I might actually be able to dance, too! haha

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      Kenneth C Agudo 3 years ago from Tiwi, Philippines

      wonderful and well expressed. Someday I will know the real feelings of it when I am on the same situation.

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      shan, shan, shan!

      Ahh! I know it's been so long girly! I was kidnapped and dragged away camping (though I love camping... it was not a planned trip for me) and to top all of that off... my neighboring villages and counties have been flooding and houses washing away. I've been spending so much time out on calls, pumping out basements and evacuating people, but I know I SOOOOOOOO need to catch up with you! I hope all has been well and I've thought very much about my pretty sis!

      Yes, let's avoid the grooms... lol! I think you and I ought to get out on the dance floor and do the electric slide together, something tells me it'd generate quite a few laughs! lol

      Miss you!!!

      Cat

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      KenDeanAgudo,

      Thank you! Is it the dancing or getting married that you haven't experienced yet? Or both? Either way... it's all beautiful!

      Thanks for stopping by!

      Cat

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      Shannon 3 years ago from Texas

      Geesh, sounds like you've been busy! Stay safe and dry.

      As for the electric slide, yeah. . .I can't do that one either. And it was one learned in gym class, supposedly. I can waltz and square dance and maybe a few others. Hahahaha....something to laugh at indeed.

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      ahorseback 3 years ago

      The waltz Cat , Is the simplest of a dance , all it is is a verticle cuddle .....sound interesting ? Unless of course....... unless you want to learn a true waltz , hand in hand , other hand on the hip ......eyes totally connected , Ahh there I go again ............Dreaming !.....:-}

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      shan... you were taught the electric slide in gym class? What the HAY... I live in New York and was taught Line and Square Dancing... neither of which have come in handy thus far in my life... lol (But if you don't tell anyone, I actually think they're both fun :D ) We'll have to put on some cowboy boots someday and go Country Bumpkin dancing!

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Ed, a vertical cuddle? Oh my gosh... that's so cute!!! I'd go dancing with you any day... you just name the time and the place!

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      Shannon 3 years ago from Texas

      Hahaha. Sure, so I can trip over my own two left feet! Yep...I can see the laughs now.

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      shan,

      Yeah, this coming from the girl who 'claims' she can't sing either, pffft!

      Besides... I once knew a lady that was so badly pigeon toed, I think it was considered a deformity. I wondered how she could walk without tripping over her own feet... and yet she shocked me when I saw her walking around in cowboy boots! I'm pretty sure you manage hahaha

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      Shannon 3 years ago from Texas

      I promise you, girl, I can't dance like that! See, at least with a waltz I can ride on my dance partner's feet. hehe

      And I don't 'claim', I know I can't sing, at least not professionally!!

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Ha ha! I forgot to compliment you and mention how impressed I was that you can waltz... though now I know your secret! :D

      Eh... the singing... that's an opinion-based statement... not factual.

      P.S. Being that I'm so backed up and haven't had the time to speak privately with you. A very dear friend of mine, wishes for me to please send you a warm hello and that you are being thought of. ... isn't that sweet?

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 3 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      Hi Cat.. what a delightful hub.. the poem is so cute.. you had me laughing.. I love the electric slide.. when i don't fall on my face..lol

      I am sharing this delight.

      Blessings

      Debbie

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Debbie,

      Oh, thank you so much! What a super compliment and honor to receive such lovely words from you! Though I have a hard time imagining you falling on your face! I am so happy that I've made you laugh!

      Thank you again!

      Blessings to you!

      Cat

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      Kari 3 years ago from Alberta, Canada

      Loved the whole poem, especially the ending. :) BTW - Thanks to grease I can hand jive too!

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Relationshipc,

      Aww, thank you! Being goofy is my forte; the electric slide... is not! lol

      Ahhh... Grease and the hand jive! That's too funny... what an iconic movie! We probably wouldn't be who we are today if not for that film! Ha ha... Thanks so much for coming by!

      Cat

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      skye2day 3 years ago from Rocky Mountains

      Cat Love It!!!! You put a smile on my heart. You are good girl. Keep em coming. You will get loads of fans. Hugs My Love, Skye.

      shared voted!

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      skye2day,

      Wow, thank you! I wish I'd have seen this 10 hours ago... you'd have made my day 10 hours earlier! Thank you so much! I'm glad you can appreciate the goof in me :D What a compliment! Thanks again... I really appreciate the visit too!

      Hugs to you!

      Cat

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Brilliant Cat a true gem once again from you. Have a wonderful day.

      Eddy.

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Thank you Eddy! I'm so honored by the visit and I'm glad you liked it! It's a treat to step away from the sad and into the goofy sometimes :D

      Thanks again and I hope you have a wonderful day!

      Cat

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      Dim Flaxenwick 3 years ago from Great Britain

      This is an absolute classic.!!!!! Your cartoon dancers all the way down with the poem had me reeling with laighter. i think the screaming bride is my favourite.

      If you can really do all those dances I wouldn't worry about the electric slide. Sounds like you could dance everone else off the floor. go, girl, go.......

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Dearest Dim,

      Aww, thank you! I'm so glad I could make you laugh! There is probably a fine line between what we think we can do and what those watching us think we can do... lol. Hey, if I'm having a good time, I don't really care either way :D

      Thank you so much for your visit!

      Cat

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      sonison 3 years ago from Heaven 7

      This is a great work. Keep it up

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      sonison,

      Thank you! I always love to see someone who appreciates the goof ball in me :D

      Thanks for the visit too!

      Cat

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      Vickiw 3 years ago

      Hello Cat, this is truly so much fun, and so well written. I just loved it!

      I can just imagine you probably don't need any liquids to get you going on the dance floor! Loved your cartoons too. I'm so glad to know you just a tiny bit better today! We have a lot in common. But I can't dance like you!

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      Cat 3 years ago from New York

      Hi Vicki!

      Wow, thank you so much for coming over! I'm glad you found this fun and not just scary! Ha ha! Nope, I don't need any liquids to get me going on the dance floor, but everyone else watching me probably needs liquids to get through the agony!

      Thank you again and I'm happy I've learned more about you myself and I'm honored to think we could have a lot in common! Thanks again!

      Cat

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