Thanks to howtohockey.com

Second Ice Skating Lesson (this time with correct skates)

Yes, I was very specific and asked for hockey skates this time around. There was no lesson last week (due to that minor holiday involving fireworks and food), so I had to find my confidence again. With hockey skates. This is probably where I should explain that my ankles aren’t great. It’s been an issue since I was in acting school, doing stage combat work and had to change from my soft Saucony sneakers to the heavier, more molded types. I thought that hockey skates would help that, but in trying to stop on the ice (sliding one or both …

shoe skate

Well, that wasn’t too bad (on ice with the Southern girl)

Forgive the quality of these photos. My dad was in town and the man has a non-smart phone. I’m not sure how he survives. But a thank you to him for taking pictures of this almost historical event. On Tuesday, I went to an adult skating class (that sounds far more inappropriate than it should). I have to be honest, I was terrified. I’m sure it was more anticipation of falling and possible broken bones that was adding to the terror. I’m not a risk-taker by nature. Not in regards to anything athletic. So, I went up to the desk …