Roller Skating on Sharon's
Birthday December 2003
recently found these ridiculously old photos on my computer from
I dressed up for the event in my dapper cowboy suit, cause what says
than country-and-western garb? Mouse the cat approves.
We ended up in Redwood City at this run-down skating rink for our
good time. I think
referring to a skating rink as run-down might be redundant though,
that is the only kind I've
ever been to. Here I am on my skates about to fall down while
(the birthday girl, in the
middle) and Emily hold back their laughter.
Chelsea and Katie were there too to celebrate the birth of Jesus, er
True fact - Katie
is a swell southern gal from Tennessee who got fired from her
store job for
stealing gummy candies, just like someone else I know who may or may
Action shot! There weren't many instances of me actually skating,
I spent most of my
time playing Ms Pacman (I think...or maybe Galaga?) with Sarah, who
camera all night. At some point though I figured out how to
skate like a skate-
board by using the brake on one foot to push, and it got a lot easier.
Action photo #2! You can't handle this kind of excitement.
is Chelsea skating in
circles in skates that have been worn by god knows how many patrons.
for this? Mindboggling.
I don't remember Rich (also known as Foxx Trott) ever having skates on,
but I could be
wrong. He definitely wasn't wearing a cowboy suit though...lazy
It had been 7 or 8 years since the last time I skated, here's to hoping
that long again
unless I can be like the Fat Boys in "Disorderlies" and bring a