Sometimes Dan likes to put on his favorite gear and head out into our street with his iPod. This is not a man who is lost in his head. This is a performance. If no one is out playing, he will wander our neighborhood until he finds people outdoors to dance for. The reason the girls in the background don't seem phased is because they aren't. This is something Dan has always done and something we have always enjoyed watching.
His iPod contains a variety of music. He most exclusively listens to the High School Musical soundtrack (both films). He also frequents Elvis Presley, The Blues Brothers, Michael Jackson, The Beatles, The Bee Gees, the West Side Story soundtrack, Jay Z, Usher, Nelly, Cool and the Gang, Run DMC, The Temptations, The Supremes, Carole King, James Taylor, and his sister, Emily Drinker.
Dan and I recently spent some time searching You Tube for his favorite dance songs. You can find our favorites on right right side of this blog under "Let's Dance!". Fair warning, be prepared to dance. Dan, Emily, our mom, and I were dancing in my room to "Boogie Nights" only moments ago. It could happen to YOU.
I love it, Dan!! You are awesome! You're not only smooth on the dance floor, but on pretty much any floor :). I can't wait to see more.
okay, run d mc and james taylor, it doesn't get any better than that. seriously. :)
Oh my, I cannot tell you how much I have enjoyed your blog, Dan and Will!
My son just loves High School Musical, too...even his toothbrush plays their songs! He listens to everything at full volume. We hear a lot of Hannah Montana around here, too.
I'm hooked on your site and will be a frequent visitor, I've laughed and cried.
Thank you to Will and Emily for sharing Dan with us!
I love it!! I havent heard that song forever. I wish I had the dance moves Dan has!!
Where did Dan learn how to dance so well? Dan is so much fun!
Hey, when ya got it like that, no reason to keep it inside! :o)
"Celebrate good times, come on!!"
Hey Dan, you are SUCH a dude!! I like your moves :-) and your music!
My little boy Tom who has DS too is 5 1/2 and he's a cool little guy; I hope he grows up to be as cool as you though.
Great work Will :)
Why does it have to be "thug" gear?
Release your Inhibitions! Loved watching you Dance Dan!!! Your one fun guy. Got the moves too. We love to dance around our house. Tristan's fav is Plain white T's but we also listen to High school musical and Grease alot.
I just wanted to tell you how much I love reading [and watching] your blog.....
May you always dance Dan.....may you always dance!
That is so cute and funny, you can tell he has got rhythem.
That video says so much about Dan's abundant sense of joy and confidence, and it also says volumes about the importance of a safe and accepting neighborhood. So many blessings in plain sight--thank you.
Our son is 3 and you have given us a good look into the future and boy are we EXCITED!!!! Thank You for sharing and showing us the fun we are in store for...Our son LOVES to dance to and has his prom dates wait for him already when he is older...
i absolutely loved the video, and i can't wait to catch up on your blog.
dan, you are way cool!
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