I had a chance to meet this incredible 96 year old grandmother of the bride yesterday. I was drawn to her perkiness and wanted to talk to her. In our 1st conversation, I asked her what she does in her spare time. She said she doesn't really watch much tv but she does love Dancing with the Stars.
In our 2nd conversation, I asked how she stays so active and if she exercised. She said no. Remembering our earlier conversation, I asked if she danced and her eyes lit up and she said "oh yes!" I taught dance at Arthur Murray. She didn't elaborate.
Later I spoke with her daughter who told me that her mom and dad met at Arthur Murray as dance instructors. They were married 65 years and he was invited to the White House to give Eleanor Roosevelt dance lessons. And they used to go to Cuba all the time because they had the best Rumba bands there.
WOW!!! What a neat back story! I'm sure she has a lot more great stories. Meeting her yesterday was a highlight of an already amazing day!