As of last week I’m back to my skating after being away for a successful surgery. I wasn’t tuned into the school district schedule so on my first day back I was surprised by a forest of kids on second winter break, a.k.a. ski week.  There were many tykes pushing walkers and blue plastic seals, with young skaters sprinkled among the crowd and skating coaches hanging over the boards, instructing. I felt a bit out of sorts with the ice so busy, and lonely without any skater I knew out there. Read the article →

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Pan-fried Dover Sole

February 25, 2019 All Year

I expanded my fish cooking skills by pan-frying Dover sole with Dijon mustard and lemon or Key lime juice.

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Pan-seared Salmon with Simple Greek Yogurt Green Goddess Sauce

February 13, 2019 Gluten free

Learning some new techniques for cooking salmon from Becky Selengut’s revised Good Fish cookbook.

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A Bit of Ice Dance

February 3, 2019 Figure skating

Ice dancer Oleg Altukhov’s time in the Northwest. My chance to get a few lessons with him.

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‘Believe’ Holiday Program

December 14, 2018 Figure skating

My holiday figure skating program

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Valley of the Sun Adult Skating Camp: Passed Juvenile Moves

November 25, 2018 Figure skating

Passed my juvenile moves in the field test at the Valley of the Sun Adult Skating Camp.

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My First Pairs Lesson

September 27, 2018 Figure skating

My first, and only so far, pairs lesson with coach Gary.

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Back and Making Plans

August 24, 2018 Figure skating

Back on the ice and once again preparing for a juvenile moves test.

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Sk8 to Eliminate and still working on moves

July 30, 2018 Figure skating

Skating lately: Sk8 to Eliminate Cancer and my holiday program and juvenile moves.

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New Skating Projects

June 14, 2018 Figure skating

Skating with my Ice Buds, in Sun Valley, and at the Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer.

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