I'd love to dance a bunch of these at Ralph Page next year. I wonder
if the committee would be willing to extend the border of New England
over to PA?
My mother was born and raised in Reading, I know a fair amount of the
city's history and current struggles. It's good to know it was the
home of someone like Roger. Thanks for sharing.
On 2/1/20, Diane Silver via Contra Callers
> Thanks Bob. I'm sorry for your loss, and I wish I had had a chance to
> know Roger.
> Thanks for sharing the dances. That's a nice way to remember him.
> On 1/31/2020 7:27 PM, Bob Isaacs via Contra Callers wrote:
>> Hi All:
>> Most of you probably didn't know Roger Auman, who passed away earlier
>> this week. Roger was a longtime avid contra dancer, a fine caller, an
>> inventive choreographer, and most of all, as nice a person as you
>> could ever hope to meet. We would cross paths at dances in Princeton,
>> Philly, Bethlehem, and many other places, and for several years we had
>> this routine; I would come up to him at the break, and ask "What do
>> you have today?" and he would show me a new dance*every time*. It was
>> fun to watch him progress from first-timer efforts to good to outright
>> winners. Attached are some of the gifts he left us.
>> Roger hailed from Reading, PA, and if you happen to be at the nearby
>> Birdsboro contra dance tomorrow, we will dance several of his to
>> remember him. For those of us in the Mid-Atlantic region who knew him
>> well, he will be truly missed -
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