Sock Hop Saturday Night !!

Trip Start Feb 01, 2010
Trip End Mar 17, 2010

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Sunday, March 7, 2010

There is always something to on a Saturday night in SJdS, and lastnight was no exception.
A "Doo-Wop" Sock Hop fundraiser

was held at the Galeria del Sur Art Gallery.The event was a benefit for Fundacion A.Jean Brugger
Please visit this website for more info on this wonderful woman's quest to help the children of Nicaragua attend school.
Ralph and Renda were instrumental in putting this event together, and a lot of thought and preparation went into the evening. Ralph proved once again. that it is okay to wear pink! And Renda looked absolutely fetching in her "Peggy Sue " ensemble.



The two of them won the jive contest and the $50.00 gift certificate to La Cascada, but they donated it back to the prize pool.

Ralph was the DJ for the evening, and there was no shortage of fabulous 50's tunes.There were raffle prizes and gift certificates gallore!

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kim on

you're killing me!!! can't wait to see the pix.

Marla on

Looks like fun! Wish we were there...So when do you go to Granada? I am particularly interested in the "colonial" style architecture they have there - want to see lots of pics of that and how far away is it from where you guys are at now and is it the chicken little express you are taking to get there or what? Inquiring minds want to know!

Dayle on

Well I finally got around to reading your travel blog now that it is almost over. Better late than never. I enjoyed your stories. Sounds like a fabulous adventure. Sorry it has taken this long but with a full time job and the Olympics going on I just did not sit down to read what you had been up to. Looking forward to seeing your travel pics when you return. Marla, Trina, Ric, Glen, Sirpa and I went to the Floata for Dim Sum today to celebrate Glen's birthday. It was delicious and surprising less expensive than when you are there. Anyway have a safe trip home.

deedledee on

Yes it is tons of fun,and I really think even you would enjoy it!
Granada is going to be fabulous.We have a private car and driver picking us up on Tuesday morning @ 8:00,will spend the day in Granada,Masaya,San Juan de Oriente & Catarina,will return home at 5 ish. The chicken bus was not an option for this trip, however it is a most interesting mode of transpoirt in C.A. and you can travel anywhere for a chicken or two! I will take lots of photo's for sure.

deedledee on

Well hello there! Nice to hear from you, Marla said you were following my blog.It has been quite the adventure for sure,and is definately at the top of our list for travel destinations.We will be back again next year for sure, but 6 weeks was not long enough.Perhaps 3 months next year.good to hear everyone had a pleasant dim sum experience, and cheaper you say.hmmmmm? Must be all those extra's Ross usually gets before everyone arrives.Lol
Anyway, will have lots to chat about when we get home next week.
Adios !

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