Polished clean ice Frostless and smooth skaters fly Across and above. For yesterday’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of frosted and today’s of Flight. The US national championships in figure skating are finishing today. There have been some remarkable performances, and this link is to the winning pairs program by Ashley Cain and Tim LeDuc; Enjoy.Read More That Time of the Year.
Universal form DNA and galaxies Spirals everywhere. For today’s Ragtag Daily Prompt of Spiral All images from Pixabay. Thank you.Read More Spiral
The ice dance event concluded yesterday at the winter olympics. There was a lot of amazing and inspiring skating, and there were some odd and unexpected occurrences that quite possibly altered the final placements of teams in the competition. The first came during the short dance, when French skater Gabriella Papadakis’ halter dress neck strap […]Read More Ice is Slippery
As many of you know, figure skating is one of my favorite sports. Earlier in my life, it was gymnastics. I participated in these sports for fun, enjoying both the physical challenge of a technical sport and its expressive/artistic component. For me it’s about the process and the challenge, as I’ve never had any illusion that […]Read More Seeking the Dream
A few years back, the adult daughter of one of my skating friends posted a video of herself doing a spin on her birthday. The idea caught my fancy, and I decided to follow her lead. Last September, I was slowly amping up my skating after shoulder surgery. You may not think that skating requires […]Read More Birthday Spin
Now what? I met an unanticipated goal. I did my first triathlon, a mini, last weekend. When I started this project in June, my plan was for my first event to be sometime in the first half of 2018, a sprint triathlon. Its a little strange now having that first event completed and I’m surprised […]Read More Tri This: after the race