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Archive for November, 2013

I’ve been feeling a little sorry for myself lately, keeping a running tally of all the things that haven’t gone quite right. First, I was pregnant, and had to give up lots of things I liked. Then, I got gestational diabetes and had to give up carbs, too. My book wasn’t writing itself. Our landlord raised […]

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Are you in or near Portland, Oregon? Do you enjoy fun? You’ve invited: Roller Derby for Beginners book launch party Sunday, November 24th Mount Scott Community Center Skating Rink 6-8pm We’ll have: Roller skating (freeee, whether you bring your own skates or not) Sweet treats Books for sale and signing by your humble author (me) […]

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As we continue to celebrate the release of Roller Derby for Beginners, today we have a SISU mouth guard to give away. Thanks, SISU! In the book, I talk about making goals, and then tailoring your work to meet those goals. Lots of skaters think that more is more: that they can’t possibly miss any […]

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Let’s chat about WFTDA Championships! What was awesome? What was terrible? Last week, I had a wishlist for things I wanted to see at WFTDA Championships. Star passes. I saw two, so I guess I got what I wanted, but neither of them were effective. Super-secret star pass strategy I’ve never thought of. Nope. Did […]

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What I’d like to see at WFTDA Championships this year: Star passes. Super-secret star pass strategy I’ve never thought of Lots of roller skating. Backward, forward, clockwise, counter-clockwise – I don’t care. Just not much standing around One pegassist Gotham getting nervous, at least for a few jams One of the teams at Championships for […]

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