JUST FOOLIN' AROUND

 

A two-step written by Ann and Andy Handy of Cleveland, Ohio.

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Record: LS 141, 3303

Position: Semi-closed, facing LOD.

Footwork: Opposite throughout, directions for man.

Introduction: Facing partner, wait 2 meas, bal apart, bal together.

Measures
     1-4  TWO-STEP FWD; TWO-STEP FWD; SIDE, BEHIND;
     SIDE, FRONT
     Starting semi-closed pos, do two fwd two-steps in LOD;
     with leading hands joined (man's L, woman's R) step L to
     side in LOD, step R behind L, opening to face RLOD; step
     L to side, pivoting to face partner, step R in front, to face
     LOD in semi-closed pos.
     5-8  Repeat meas 1-4, ending in closed pos, progressing LOD.
     9-12 TWO-STEP TURN; TWO-STEP TURN; TWO-STEP
     TURN; TWO-STEP TURN
     Four turning two-steps in closed pos, progressing LOD.
          13-16     TWIRL,  ; 2,  ; TWO-STEPS TURN; TWO-STEP TURN
     Starting L foot, man takes four walking steps fwd in LOD,
     while woman twirls twice RF under man's L arm to closed
     pos; do two turning two-steps, ending in butterfly pos,
     man's back to COH.
          17-20     BAL LEFT; BAL RIGHT; ROLL, 2; 3, TOUCH
     Step L to side, close R to L and step L in place (two-step
     bal step); step R to side, close L to R and step R in place;
     starting L, both roll in LOD (man turning LF, woman
     turning RF), L, R; L, touch R.
          21-24     Repeat meas 17-20 in opp direction, starting with R 
and
          rolling RLOD, to end in open pos, facing LOD.
          25-28     WALK 2; 3, TOUCH; WALK 2; 3, TOUCH
     Starting L, walk L, R; L, touch R to L; walk R, L; R, touch
     L to R, to end in butterfly pos, man's back to COH.
          29-32     BAL LEFT; BAL RIGHT; TWIRL,  ; 2,  
     Repeat meas 17-18 (two-step bal to L and again to R);
     starting L foot, man takes four walking steps fwd in LOD,
     while woman twirls twice RF, under man's L arm, ending
     in semi-closed pos, facing LOD.

Repeat dance four and one-half times, ending with a twirl and bow.

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