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Can you get snow pants on under your uniform? I couldn't live without my snow pants (even if they don't quite fit me around the waist. No one sees that part anyway).
I keep meaning to tell you that I finally signed up for figure skating lessons, so now me and the girls all go on Saturday morning for our lessons. I really suck at it, but at least I didn't fall down. My in-law's gave me a GC for Play It Again Sports, so this week I'll get to use my new skates (and they are new, despite where they came from) and hopefully I'll do a little better.
But I don't see hockey in my future, just a few performances of the Nutcracker on Ice and/or the spring ice show. But I have vowed that I will not be like this older woman who's been in several of the productions lately; she can skate (I mean, she doesn't fall down) but she is not very graceful-looking and when she does a jump, she maybe gets a millimeter or two off the ice. I'd rather just stick to the group routine; I'm not really interested in embarrassing myself.
I did that when my youngest was skating- she was 5 or 6 . I was skating at Centennial in Wilmette. Fell on the ice and cracked my head... just like I did the last time I tried to learn to skate when I was 10. Wound up in Evanston Hospital ER making the ER docs crazy showing them how far my neck would twist. No more skates for Pelly. in this lifetime.
However, if you are skating in next year's Nutcracker, I will personally organize a group of Regs to come see you and cheer. Loudly.