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Go, little blog, go! Since I started this blog I: Watched WOJ kick ass at WFTDA Westerns Attended WFTDA Championships in Denver Got my ass handed to me on the banked track Bouted flat track against the Rocky Mountain Contenders, Rainy City, Rat City Rain of Terror, and Treasure Valley Won the Bitchiest Bettie award […]

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The Betties found out a couple of days before Rollerpalooza that we had been scheduled for a challenge scrimmage on Sunday.  Good to know, right?  Especially with only eight of us there?  We hit up Lava and Rainy for some extra recruits. Of course, once Sunday afternoon rolled around, most of the skaters had rolled out.  […]

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Ugh. Words hard after first day back at work.  Vacation better. How about pictures of our Betties adventure at Rollerpalooza?  I’m sure I’ll have some more to say about it in the near future. The weekend, for us, turned out to be more of a Betties camping trip that happened to have some roller derby happening at […]

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Beer can soccer a video by littleanecdote on Flickr. Look out for the Betties checkered flags as the goalposts.

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Dirty? Check. Sunburned? Check. Possibly bruised from a tangle with an underwater tree? Check. Taped for roller derby practice? Check. Properly painted to ensure good luck for next bout: Nope. They should be red for this weekend, not purple for the last.  Oh, well! At last I’m packed. I’ll be away at the coast this […]

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I’m off! My sweetie has two weeks off with no work obligations, so I’m taking about a week off too, just to hang out in Portland and do all the fun stuff you don’t get to do when you’re in an office all day.  The plan: roller derby weekend, eating, drinking, and floating, then another […]

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A roller derby convention in Vegas doesn’t really appeal to an introvert.  I like meeting people, but it all seems a little…much.  Wild West Showdown and last year’s Western Regionals were more enticing, and I had a fan-tastic time!  (Except for very late Saturday night and Sunday morning at Regionals.  Those were pretty unpleasant. Loose liquor laws […]

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