Digging through some old photos the other day, I came across this gem from the very first week I ever laid eyes on Dan Zielske.
The lake in the background? A very flooded Lake Grapevine in North Central Texas. It's so obvious looking back that Dan was laying it on pretty thick here, as if to say: "What do you think about my ability to do THIS, Cathy MacDonald?" Either that, or he was trying to flash me.
One old photo leads to another, and I found myself scanning this one:
Taken somewhere in early 1992, it reeks of Awkward Family Photos. My slight head tilt and high water pants, combined with Dan's Spandau Ballet haircut almost seems to insult our then puppy's last remaining shred of dignity.
Then that old photo led to this one:
I know. I've trotted this gem out before, mostly because it is totally awesome.
But you know what they say…nothing says piece de la resistance like skating photos from the 1970s.
I know, I know. The elegant and playful flip of my top hand almost makes you weep.
If I had a dime for every time I heard that one…
Thank God for scanners.