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It’s a longstanding tradition for me to grouse about how much fun other people are having at RollerCon. What Happens In Vegas leaks out all over your stupid Facebook feed. Maybe a better person would be happy for their friends, but not me! I’m a regular, jealous person who’s greedy for fun. So. Not all […]

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Headed to The Big O tournament next weekend? That’s super cool. I wish I was, but Baby Sour puts a cramp in my style. I don’t want to brag or anything, but I lived in Eugene for just over a year in 2002-2003. My now-husband got two degrees at the University of Oregon, and we have still […]

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Should I go to champs? I applied for a media pass – and who knows? The WFTDA will probably laugh me out of their email inbox, but I’ve got things to say! People link to me! In these dark days with no Derby Deeds, where will people get their sassy versions of unfolding roller derby […]

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Okay, if you want to get down to it, there are a thousand things that I would’ve done differently if I’d known better or had more clarity/didn’t have my helmet up my hot pants. But for the most part, they boil down to these two things. Given the chance to do my roller derby career […]

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Frivolous Friday: counterpoint to Manatee Monday. What’re you doing this weekend? Let’s chat. I’m probably going to the Rose City league Party, sleeping, hanging out near some water, baby showering, doing some work…nothing too exciting. What’re you doing that’s too exciting? I sincerely want to know, especially if it’s happening in Portland. Oh yeah – I’m […]

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After championships, I went to about 5-6 practices to shake the rust off for our bout. In two months. What I’ve been doing instead: Reading books Sitting outside Cooking dinners that take more than five minutes of prep time Walking around the neighborhood with my husband Watching the Olympics Grilling Spending time with family Making […]

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On Friday, I get to hang out with my beautiful Betties again. Just us, in red lipstick, trying to get more points than the other team. I normally don’t get excited for bouts – I get nervous. But I miss those Betties, and nothing’s at stake except for gaining back a smidge of the dignity […]

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Skate outside during the day without dying Drink nanobrews! (Pretentious? Potentially delicious!) A) Pick berries. B) eat some C) make pie D) eat pie Sit quietly by myself and not feel like I’m missing anything Speed skating lessons without standing in line for an hour Scrimmage and get to play every other jam Eat delicious, fresh, reasonably […]

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Maybe I should change the name of this blog from Little Anecdote to the above. I get so emotional, baby!  Okay, I mostly wanted you to start your long weekend with that video, with a hat tip to Sagiterrorist (my former teammate and doppelgänger). I maintain that it’s better to get my derby emotions out […]

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For those of you who haven’t been following along, I’ve been doing this Total Body Transformation program, inspired by Frida Beater. Today is day 90. After tomorrow’s bout, I’m free to be bad. What’s the TBT? For 90 days, basically, you “eat clean” 6 days a week – no white flour, no white rice, no sugar, no alcohol, […]

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