CALLING ME HOME  (FRED'S DANCE)

SONG : Blue Misty Mountain by Marie Haslemore available on Maries cd 'Nga-Awa Toru' Phone N.Z. 0064 3 415 8421    Also available on Jan's  No.7 Compilation - contact no. below
CHOREOGRAPHER: JAN WYLLIE and Fred Adams 
38 James Street, Toowoomba Qld 4350
Phone/Fax 07 46391028    E Mail: janwyllie@bigpond.com
NEW WEB ADDRESS:  http://www.users.bigpond.com/janwyllie/
DANCE:  This is a 64 count,  4 wall  Line Dance which is suitable for Intermediate Level 

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BEATS    PATTERN OF DANCE
1,2,3&4  Step L fwd, Step R beside L, Shuffle fwd L,R,L
5,6  Rock/step fwd on R, rock back on L
7&8  Step back on  R, Step L beside R, Step fwd on R  (coaster step) 

9,10,11&12 Rock/step fwd on L, Rock back on R, Shuffle back L,R,L
13,14  Making 1/4 turn right step R to right side keeping L toe in place, Hold with wt on R
15,16  Making 1/4 turn left transfer wt to L, Making 1/4 turn left step R beside L

17,18  Rock/step L to left, Rock wt to R
19&20  Step L behind R, Step R to right, Step L across in front of R
21,22  Rock/step R to right, Rock wt to L
23,24  Step R behind L, Step L to left

25,26  Step R across in front of L, Touch L heel to left side
27,28  Touch L heel fwd, Touch L heel to left side
29,30  Step fwd on L, Scuff R fwd
31,32  Stomp R fwd, Hold

33,34,35&36 Rock/step fwd on L, Rock back on R,  Shuffle back L,R,L
37,38,39,40 Rock/step back on R, Rock fwd on L, Rock/step fwd on R, Rock back on L

41&42  Making 1/2 turn right back over right shoulder shuffle fwd  R,L,R
43,44,45,46    Rock/step fwd on L, Rock back on R, Step back on L, Hold (wt on L)
&47&48  Bounce R heel up, down, up, down - take wt on R on last count

49,50, &  Step fwd on L, Tap R heel beside L, Step R beside L
51,52  Step fwd on L, Scuff R
53,54,55&56 Rock/step fwd on R, Rock back on L, Making 1/4 right shuffle R,L,R to side

57,58,59,60 Rock L across R, Rock back on R, Step L to left, Rock R across L
61,62  Rock back on L, Making 1/4 turn right step fwd on R
63,64  Step fwd on L, Pivot 1/2 turn right transferring wt to R
 
Our wonderful mate Fred Adams from Melbourne helped me with this dance.  It is  dedicated to him and his incredible fighting spirit. Although I know he is often in pain ,his smile never wavers and he is truly an inspiration to us all.  Fred tells us that he is 'here for the short time, not the long time' …

Well Fred, only one thing in life is a sureity and that is the fact that everyone of us must be Called Home  at some stage .  Some of us may even  get there  before you  do, because there are no guarantees on life., you  go when the time is right for you.  I just think of it as a trip we haven't taken 
yet and since Anneke's death 2 years ago I am no longer afraid of that journey. 

What really counts are the memories you leave behind in other people's minds--and Fred you have left us many lovely ones which  will be remembered each time we  dance YOUR dance to this 
beautiful song by Marie Haslemore. God bless you Fred  and thank you for your friendship - we love you to bits.  Hope to see you on the floor sometime  - somewhere…….Jan

FOOTNOTE:  Fred Adams died in Box Hill Hospital onApril 28th 2001. He is sadly missed.