In My Day...

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Ice rink, Westerly, RI

... we did not use milk crates to steady ourselves on the ice. We just balanced on our blades and figured it out. Apparently today's kids need walker-style skate trainers, makeshift milk-crate towers lashed together with wire ties, and all kinds of other aids. Sigh. It was much more fun to sketch at Washington Trust Community Skating Center in Westerly, RI, than to dodge their crates.

It was so warm over Christmas that I sat on the bench outside Bank Square Books to capture the downtown Mystic scene.

Downtown, Mystic, CT

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  1. Happy New Year!!! All the help in the world never made me able to balance on the blades. lol I'd rather sketch the scene than try to skate...great sketch of "in my day," Strange how mild it was for Christmas...but the cold has come with a vengeance this week. Enjoy!