Ladies of a Certain Age
by Sue McKinnell 8X32 Reel for 3C
1-8 1C set and cast off 1 place as 2C step up. 1W with 2C and 1M with 3C dance RH across, passing RS in...
9-16 1W with 3C and 1M with 2C LH across, 1C ending in the center RS to RS facing opposite sides. 1W followed by 3W and 3M dance up the men's side, across the top, and down the women's side while 1M followed by 2M and 2W dance down the women's side, across the set, and up the men's side (this is known as a snake pass). Ending order is 3, 1, 2.
17-24 1C turn RH 1 then dance out the ends into half reels across the set, 1W passing 3W in 2W's position RS and 1M passing 2M in 3M's position RS.
25-32 Diagonal rights and left, 1W changing up and 1M changing down to begin.
Suggested music is The Reel of the Gordon Highlanders from Gang on the Same Gate by Green Ginger.
This dance was written in honor of the six ladies from Toronto who visited our class on March 22nd, 2011 and introduced themselves as "'golf widows' of a certain age."