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Figure Skating... In Thailand

Figure Skating… in Thailand

Ah, figure skating the sport where women display beautiful dresses with skirts, glide on ice delicately like lilies… At least that’s what I thought. 729 more words


Winter Skates part 2

I  completed six weeks of ice skating lessons today—a Christmas gift from my daughters. The adult group had dwindled from two wobbly adults to just me. 834 more words


Winter Skates part 1

My daughters gave me a Christmas gift certificate for ice skating lessons at a nearby rink. I had been complaining that Long Island winters have not been cold enough for ice skating.  737 more words


A few Edmonton community ice rinks defy weather odds and reopen

Most outdoor ice rinks in Edmonton had to close because of the recent warm weather, but some communities are determined to keep the skating season alive. 624 more words


Family: She Glides

     What a great night to spend outdoors. The weather is chilly, but not freezing my fingers off. The light breeze reminds me that I didn’t bring a scarf with me. 558 more words


How to survive a Montreal winter

When winter starts at Hallow’een and lasts until after Easter, you’ve got to have some good coping mechanisms to save you from getting cabin fever. Averaging a balmy -10 degrees centigrade, the wind chill here can burn your face off and leave your toes rolling about in the bottom of your socks, leaving you with little trotter-like stumps for feet (am I joking though?). 727 more words


Day 6 - At Sea

We boarded the ship full of happiness and excitement about the week ahead, then suddenly our trip was coming to an end.   Yet, with a full day ahead of us, we were determined to enjoy it even though we knew tomorrow was D-day (disembarkation day). 499 more words