Let’s get physical

Today’s additions to the Cville Bucket List were contributed by a dear friend, a seasoned central Virginia citizen who recently settled in Cville.

1. Ice skating at the Cville Main Street Arena

2. Learn the Virginia Reel (a la Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler)

Ice skating comes before the reel, because let’s face it, I’ll take falling on my behind on the ice because of my own doing any day over tripping an entire line of fellow dancers with my two left feet.  I have seen folks do the Virginia reel at a party not long ago.  It was a clear night at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains; the strawberry mint juleps were flowing and the bluegrass music soaring.  As the band played a few notes of a tune, a group dancers coalesced and performed a perfect Virginia reel at breakneck speed, like puppets flawlessly animated by an invisible puppeteer.  It looked like a lot of fun.

I can’t wait to dance my way through this bucket list.

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