"Texas Steam, there are a number of folks in the Dallas area (myself included). The SIS group is the major Steampunk group in the metroplex, although I find it problematic to make their meetings (too busy dancing)."
"From your introduction, Madam von Wittgenstein, it is possible some would look askance if I am too warm. But this von Llama does not delve into politics, so I give you a hearty welcome and bid you to enjoy your time here. "
"I wish the "balls" down here had partner dancing instead of trance and drum circles. I am now almost two years into my lessons and am fully addicted to ballroom. I just attended a cross-step waltz workshop in Austin, Texas, and am…"
"I have been investigating a dance that is being revived: the Cross-Step Waltz. I have had an introduction to it and will attend a workshop in Austin, TX on Friday, 12/07/12. I think this dance is excellent for Steampunk.
1. It is purposefully easy…"
"Athene Radcliffe, funny you should mention the TSA. I have mentioned elsewhere that I dance. Well I also occasionally build props for fellow dancers to use in solos. Some of my creations will be traveling to Cancun, Mexico in January for a…"
You might do well to set your sights on A-KON. http://a-kon.com/
It is close to your home mooring and, if you attend, you will likely find many normal people, such as yourself. Many of us are old enough to remember when the most common computational machine was three clever strips of bamboo designed to remind us all of the natural beauty of the log function.