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Senior Dance Members

/ Neighbors / Highlands Dancing / Schiz Center Gator Gator played drums in one or another band. Gator was local, grew up in Highlands County. Gator would stand in the rain all day if he thought he could do Ann … Continue reading

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Senior Dance Board

/ Neighbors / Highlands Dancing / Schiz Center Shortly after establishing me as the line dance teacher, Ann asked me to be a member of the Board of Directors. Of course I agreed: as I agreed to do any and … Continue reading

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Sandbag the Teacher

/ Neighbors / Highlands Dancing / Schiz Center The central story here, the story precipitating the “schiz” of my title (schiz / divided), relates to conflicts within the management of the Senior Dance, conflicts that is between the CEO and … Continue reading

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Schiz Management

/ Neighbors / Highlands Dancing / Schiz Center Ann asked me to teach the line dancing. The fuller story is below. I agreed. My “payment”, free admission, was established after I’d agreed to do the teaching. Ann was the CEO, … Continue reading

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pk/Senior Dance, Quick

/ Neighbors / Highlands Dancing / Schiz Center I started attending Senior Dance in 2008. I wanted to steep myself in dancing after a fifty-five year layoff for this hailed “best dancer”. Ann asked me to assist with the line … Continue reading

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“Senior Dance” History

/ Neighbors / Highlands Dancing / Schiz Center I report only that part of Senior Dance history which I know: prior to and including 2008-2010. When I started going the dance / luncheons were on Wednesdays, 10 to 3:30 or … Continue reading

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Dance Dangers

/ HierCon / Neighbors / caveats imported from my 2goodfeet blog Here are some dance floor dangers, dance hazards: Some of the singers come down from their stage, carrying the mic, and sing among the dancers. Fine: so long as … Continue reading

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Institutions’ Members

Institutions promise one thing but deliver something else. Institutions taylor themselves to the suggestibility of the public: if the church says it’s in touch with God, why then it must be in touch with God, must it not? God must … Continue reading

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Schiz Center

/ HierCon (Hierarchy vs. Conviviality Stories) / Neighbors / 2015 02 21 This day’s editing will include the initiation of my renaming real names with fictional symbol substitutes. My purpose is not to protect the guilty but to hope to … Continue reading

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Recycle Recycle

/ Stories / Conviviality vs. Hierarchy / Neighborhoods / I began camping in Sebring Gardens in 1989. By 1990 I’d initiated recycling for the park. I’d heard there was a guy who took aluminum cans down on Highway 27. I … Continue reading

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