A Night At Alpine Restaraunt On Thursday.

852 words - 3 pages

It is 6:30 p.m. and I have just arrived at home. Rushing to ready myself as fast as I can for several hours of line dancing, carousing and a scrumptious meal at the Alpine Restaurant in Torrance, CA. Now it is 7:00 p.m., and I have my mind set on a beef dip sandwich and a bowl of the best potato soup. My dad gives me a ride and drops me off at the front entrance of the restaurant at the Alpine Village.I kiss my dad good-bye and walk through the front doors. I pick up a schedule from the maitre'd and start walking across the restaurant to my favorite table. The schedule has a monthly listing of band performances that are also used as place mats at the dinner tables. To me, there is nothing like a Thursday night of dancing at the Alpine Restaurant with my friends. Of coarse, I do not make it all the way to my awaiting table. I see familiar faces along the way as most of my friends begin to surround me with their questions about college and life. My friends are the "regulars", like myself. I give them all hugs as they compliment me on my dancing outfit. I love my friends, as they are like family to me. Most of them are old enough to be my grandparents, but I enjoy their company.I finally make it to my table where my closest friends are waiting for the music to begin. We are a combination of many different age groups and have never lost the art of knowing how to talk about life in real terms of endearment. Casey is 15; Lyno is 30; Tracy is 25; Roselyn is 19: Travis is 70; and my mom well she is older than Tracy but younger then Travis. The wacky old Mexican waiter who is in love with all of the girls at our table is asking me, "Would you like something to eat?" I say, "Beef dip sandwich and 7 up." He says, "No problema beautiful," and heads off to put put our order in.The D.J., calls everyone onto the dance floor for the first free lesson of the night. You see, every Thursday night the restaurant offers 2 free country line dance lessons before the real good music begins for the next 4 hours. The D.J. is teaching on of my favorite country line dances, "Cool Whip." Everyone at the table stands and leaves for the dance...

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