Stories in Seven - February


We're quite lucky to have an outdoor city rink right down the street from us. Literally five houses away. The majority of the time it's occupied by older teens and men playing fairly competitive hockey.

But we lucked out last weekend. 

We had the rink almost to ourselves. Peter and the boys played some hockey, Eloise chased her ball around the ice (alternately eating ice), and I followed them around with my camera. Looking at these images, I see plenty of things that I wish I'd done differently. Frankly, I was a bit lazy... I should've gotten lower... I should've gotten closer.

But I was cold. And not wearing ski pants.

Lesson learned... dress more appropriately next time. 

But I still love these pictures. Last September, none of the kids could even stand up on skates --I'm not exaggerating-- so they've come a long, long way. 

If you enjoyed these, carry on through this awesome blog circle of talented photographers. Juliette Fradin Photography coincidentally also features ice skating. 'Tis the season! 

  • Felicia Chang

    on February 11, 2015

    Awww quintessential Canadian winter activity! Perfect

  • Lisa Baldelli

    on February 8, 2015

    Love these Amy!!! All of them!! Such a fun little winter perk for you all!!!!

  • Tiffany Hartford-Roberts

    on February 8, 2015

    So neat that you have a rink so close, dream come true! I can't get over the little one in her puffy snow suit, she is so stinking adorable! Can you package her up and mail her to me please?

  • Jana O

    on February 7, 2015

    These are fabulous Amy! Love the tongue sticking out :D

  • Hannah Nielsen

    on February 7, 2015

    Hahaha the tongue out shot is priceless! Love these. And I'm a bit jealous of your rink :)

  • Cynthia Dawson

    on February 7, 2015

    These are so much fun!!

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