Fickle Finger of Fate

By Don Lennartson

Levelmed (assigned by the editor)
A1(6) Circle left 3/4
(2) Pass through along the line
This is the progression
(8) Ladies allemande left 1 1/2 and make a wave of four (taking right hands with partner)
A2(4) Balance the wave right and left
(4) Slide right one place and make a new wave (as in Rory O'More)
(4) Balance this wave left and right
(4) Slide left one place
B1(16) Hey, partners allemande right 1/2 to start (then gents pass left in the center)
B2(16) Partners balance and swing
With the same neighbors...

Editor's Notes:
In an outstanding case of parallel evolution, this dance is identical to Mark Richardson's "Fidgety Feet", as found in "Midwest Folklore and Other Dances", ed. by Eric Orace Johnson and Michael Fuerst.

This dance is from American Country Dances On Line
All rights reserved by the author; used by permission.
Added to database 6/21/1997; last revised 6/27/2002; edited by Russell Owen