Author Archives: redaroundtherink

Reasons I Love L.A. #2

On my way to work this morning, I passed a guy in business clothes and a well-trimmed goatee.  He was expertly skateboarding along the sidewalk, while casually smoking a cigar. Advertisements

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Hanging With My Peeps

8:00am on a rainy Saturday.  I pull into the rink parking lot and see only a few of us are there.  Two other adult skaters, both of whom are WAY better than me, are working with their coaches. I get … Continue reading

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Chain, Chain, Chain

I remember, a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, when I could not do Mohawk Turns.  I smile indulgently when I think of those times.  My poor timid Former Self.  I called the Mohawk my nemesis and … Continue reading

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Please Show Your Work

My adorable and totes fun mom visited the past two weeks, and we engaged in a whirlwind of gaiety and hijinks. Amongst the trips up the coast, the meals with friends, the movie-going and the many fervent discussions of how … Continue reading

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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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