Monthly Archives: February 2012

All Zen and Stuff

Had a good practice yesterday. When I got there, there were four of us on the rink, all working on figures in silence. There was something beautiful about each of us tracing our own small circles on the rink with … Continue reading

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Where the Heck Have I Been?

It isn’t that I haven’t been skating.  I have.  Of course I have.  Been making some sweet progress, too. It’s just that, well, two weeks ago THIS happened: Yes, we got a new puppy. Meet Chet. So when I am … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

 

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Becoming

Yesterday was  a fantastic day.  Class was tremendously fun and gratifying.  The right push-off I was struggling with just suddenly clicked, and I am now able to push off with enough power to go all the way across the rink.  … Continue reading

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Surprised By Competence

Interesting practice yesterday.  I had been doing push-off after push-off, still chasing that elusive right outside curve.  I am doing better with it, but the progress is slow. After about an hour of struggling with that, I thought “Well, I … Continue reading

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