Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Five Days Until Smackdown...I mean Dancing with the Stars


Guess who called last night? None other than the Mambo King himself (and God willing, the next winner of Dancing with the Stars) Fabian Sanchez!!!!

Yes!!!!!!! He does actually remember the little people. Actually I had him admit that he has long been envious of my dance moves. Certainly, I was the inspiration to his calling into the Dance World. I almost want to publish this hidden video of myself dancing, but if I did my son would be afraid it would end up on you tube and I'd be the next star wars kid. Certainly we would have to go underground, change my names to something unassuming like Martha Ann Ledbetter. But let me say....it's good. It's also much like watching a train wreck, horrifying yet you cannot turn away. If Fabian wins. It's going up. I know, I know...if that happens it will one day it will be me, still socializing with you (that said with much the utmost love and respect for the one person in the blogisphere who may come across this post and actually read it, you know that.)......

But still, getting back to Fabian, I know his schedule is so slammed and yet he called to thank me (and everyone and anyone who will vote for him & Marlee) for supporting him. That, my blogging friends, is the stand up kind of guy that he is. I would love to be able to chat up his secret dance moves but alas, I am sworn to secrecy (you know it is hard). I can, however attest to the fact that Fabian and Marlee are tuned up and are ready to dance! (this was said without him even breathing hard after long practise sessions, ever the professional).
Look here, this is one of his new photos. I recall seeing him in high school. He was always standing around like that, that same pose. Walking down the the hallway, by the telephone, in the lunchroom line......And somehow, he managed to find a career that he can use that stance with. Certainly the ambitious one, working with what he has....Good for you Fabian!

Have I mentioned how proud I am?? Have I???? Ok, I am. I really am.
It's FIVE days...get the name's in your head...FABIAN SANCHEZ and MARLEE MATLIN
and Watch on Monday and Tuesday and VOTE on Tuesday!

and because he has been reading (and laughing at my newfound stalkerdom status of my VOTE Fabian campaign)...

GOOD LUCK FABIAN!!!


PLEASE POST YOU WELL WISHES HERE. I want Fabian to see and know that he has many new fans, and well wishers!

16 comments:

Anonymous said...

Good Luck, Fabian! We can't wait to see what Leigh has been touting as the "Mambo King". Best Wishes!

Anonymous said...

We are rooting for you Fabian. Good Luck.

_MM

Anonymous said...

Now you know I am gonna vote, come on a home town boy.... well we call all of B'ham hometown.......... I am putting out the word on my end.
Love ya
MaMa J

Anonymous said...

I am going on the record as saying you are the CRAZIEST friend that I have, but if you want me to vote for this guy, I will!_LAuren G

Leigh said...
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Anonymous said...

Shoot had to remove my last name so I will no tget fired from work (LOL)
Anything for you!!! I can't do it from here... we have nasty government firewalls! Unfortunately, our cable went out yesterday so our home computer and TV is not currently working. Hopefully, someone is coming out this morning... but it should be fine by Monday!

Aunt Carol

The Roaming Southerner said...

Okay...I lOVE LOVE LOVE Marlee Matlin...I started learning sign language at the age of 8 in case I ever got to meet her (or any one else who can sign--btw...only happened once and my hand was in a cast and I was so nervous I "hand stuttered")...I never watch Dancing with the Stars but now I will watch and defin. call to vote. SO EXCITED (I have caught Fabian Fever...you are contagious, Leigh)

Leigh said...

To all, thanks for commenting. Continue to do so and sprad the word.
Southerner-so did you meet Marlee? I too can sign. I learned out of highschool. Though is you aren't active with it or in the deaf community you forget quickly...

jennyhope said...

I am cracking up because I was google-ing a friends phone number and her name came up on your website. I then looked at your pics and saw pics of her and some other friends of mine. Misty Gillispie and Sherry Thomas. What cracks me up is that I saw your work at their home a few years ago and commented on how much I loved the pics! That is so neat!

Anonymous said...

I cannot vote...WAAH! People under 18 need to fight for their right to vote! YAH! ROCK ON! =) :)

"Sledge"

Leigh said...

Jenny Hope! Wow, yes! I know both of them. I have taken pics for Sherry a few times. Great women! Small world!

Leigh said...

Sledge, my child,-I will check on that to see if that is indeed the rule. You're vote should count!

"J" said...

I wrote a long comment yesterday but my computer went crazy on me!

I came back to see if the comment went through...it didn't! Booooo-whooooo!!!

Any ways...I will watch and vot for Fabian...FOR SURE!!! Seems like a GREAT guy!!!! =)

PS - I've already told my mom and nanny to vote for him as well...we all watch it!!! =)

GOSH...I wish I would dance like that!!!

Leigh said...

Hi J- I hate it when that happens! Thanks for checking back. Yes, spread the word. He is a great guy, still the same guy from highschool. So kind.
I am so appreciative of you helping to get the word out there!THX~Leigh

Sharon Rutledge said...

HI Fabian! I am Leigh's Mom.I wanted to wish you alot of luck in the Dance Competition. Hope you bring home the mirror ball!
All the Best,
Sharon Rutledge

Sherry said...

Go Mambo King!