At the dance

November 14, 2011

Lloyd, School

Is this everywhere, or just at Lincoln Lutheran? The girls get dressed up for the dance. They buy nice shoes. They wear the shoes to the dance. They get to the dance, go to the bathroom, take off the shoes and dance. (Lauren told me the shoes were all piled up in the girls’ bathroom, and she took a picture as proof.) A few hours later they put the shoes back on and go, one would like to assume, home.

Every dance at Lincoln Lutheran is like this. Well, the High School dances anyway. At the middle school dances the shoes tend to stay on, because the girls might have to beat you in dodgeball after they dance with you.

A few dances ago I wanted to see what it was like, so I took my shoes off too. It was sort of liberating.

On behalf of all the short guys at Lincoln Lutheran, thanks for not wearing some of these.


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Lloyd Sommerer is a middle/high school teacher who likes to build websites, read books, grow beards, make fun of Lauren’s prototypes and eat the sauce of the picante.

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7 Responses to “At the dance”

  1. Gretchen Said on:

    Sock hops are back!


  2. Brad Said on:

    I only go to middle school activity nights, which include music and dance, but there is no shoe-taking-offing there. But everybody is wearing comfortable clothes and shoes so they can do the Open Gym part of the evening.

    Maybe that’s the lesson here… wear comfortable shoes.


  3. Kristi Said on:

    I don’t know where the shoes go. However, the girls get all dressed up for the Homecoming Dance with their fancy, shiny gowns and their high heels. The guys go in jeans???? They both get decked out, though, for prom.


  4. Peggy Said on:

    HA! I laughed out loud at you taking your shoes off too! Next dance, just for fun….try on one of those high ones.


    • Lloyd Said on:

      The heels of my boots are over an inch tall, so I was shorter than some people that I’m not used to being shorter than. It was strange.


  5. Matt Said on:

    We’re lucky we didn’t have to do first aid at that dance as I found a couple of those nasty pins that you always poke your chest putting the buttoneers on on the dance floor. I definitely did enjoy the glow in the dark bracelets.


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