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Axel Acrimony

My relationship with Mr. Axel had always been dysfunctional, most likely because he knew I needed him more than he needed me.    We had a brief dalliance when I was a much younger skater however I decided he was too high-maintenance.  Mr Double Loop and his pals... read more

(Ice) Dance With Me!

For a variety of reasons, I stopped figure skating for approximately 15 years during the late eighties and early nineties.  When I returned to the ice, I did ice dance exclusively.  I had never been a jumper, and I felt that advancing through the test levels was a... read more

Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Several weeks ago I had a discussion with an adult ice skater concerning her coach, she had a nagging feeling that things were not going so well and we were able to brainstorm to determine what was actually happening and what her options were. So how do you know if... read more

An Official’s View of Adult Figure Skating

Sally Rehorick is a highly respected skating judge from Canada.     She is wonderful to listen to and several years ago she did television commentary for the Canadian National Figure Skating Championships.    It  was a real treat to hear her speak since she has the... read more

Everything Old is New Again

Here it is!   The new look website!  Yay!!  Thanks are due to Jason Chechik at  for his cheerful and professional help in making the switch from the old site to the new as well as for the updated look. One thing we didn’t do... read more
Renovations and Repairs

Renovations and Repairs

At last….. As well as being a classic Etta James song, two things are finally going to happen this week: Reparation of my wonky left hip (yeah!) and the new improved version of this website! Thanks to my good friend and web designer, Jason the new look and feel of... read more
Two More Things

Two More Things

Sometimes I scare myself into taking action. After last week’s post, I called my surgeon’s secretary for my monthly check-in and pitiful whining. Well what do you know, she was smart enough to let me whine but not indefinitely. She also cannot be bribed, I offered her... read more

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