Christmas 2016 Old Ranch Dinner Dance

Christmas is the season for kindling the fire of hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart

Dinner Dancing At Christmas 12/11/2016

It's the second Sunday of the month and that means the dinner dance at Old Ranch! We had the room all decorated up with a twenty foot real Christmas tree to watch!

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
We are in uniform and ready to dance!

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Jan and Brian were right on time! A handsome pair indeed!

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Arturo was on duty... That made everything special!

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
The International crew exchanging stories.... After all...
They had not seen each other for hours!

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Conrad was keeping the floor nice and warm!

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Sue the Elf checks with everybody...

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Bagels and Lox... A perfect meal!

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Del always has the greatest ideas!

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
"Wisdom comes with age... I gots a lot of wisdom"

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Look... They are staring the ten step polka"

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
"Hurry up Kerstin... We are about to start!"

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Kerstin adds signals to the picture

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Around and around we go...

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
"Did someone say birthdays???"

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Yummy Yummy

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Thank you Irene for the beautiful cake to celebrate our birthdays!

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Irene lets the secret out

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Irene gets some advice form our resident "cakeologist"

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
"I'm worried... That's a big fire"

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Take a deep breath and blow out the candles

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
"Aim for the center of the candles"

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Cake was found on the walls 30 feet away

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Someone has got the giggle fits....

Did You Know? - Hans got a birthday card that was perfect....  It said something like...

"So, if you think YOU'RE Getting OLD, you don't know SCHMIDT!"

Kerstin's maiden name is Schmidt....  She just cracked up!

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
"Love that card"

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
"Perfect!"

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Kerstin giggled for ten minutes

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
We kept giggling for quite a while

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Bill and Holly made it a special evening

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Awe

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Romance is in the air

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
"Another successful dance

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
Getting ready to head home.... Mental checklist underway

Enjoying the Old Ranch Dinner Dance 12/11/2016
See you in a month