Sunday, September 16, 2007


It probably was only a matter of time, but it's official. I'm a roller derby fan!

We went Saturday to the Duke City Derby in Albuquerque, where the Doomsdames kept their perfect record for the season, defeating the Hobots (who, naturally I was rooting for.)

It's a fast-paced game that takes awhile to comprehend and keep track of the scoring, etc. But about halfway through the first period I started catching on.

Though the Hobots lost, their main jammer, Blastoff Betty seemed to be the best athlete there. (She was so fast I never got a decent photo of her. She's not in the picture above.)

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After the roller derby, we went to the State Fair, where we discovered a new band: Petula's Joy Boys:

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