Skating Through Life (or not)

A gentleman in my matchbook club was scaling down some of his collections and offered me the opportunity to buy his roller skating decal collection (since I purchased a few choice cuts previously.) I took him up on his offer and now – surprise – I have a pretty nice collection of roller skating decals.

The rub of it is…..I don’t know how to roller skate. Just call me XanaDUD!

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Me learning to roller skate on the mean streets of Midway City, CA

I tried to learn as a kid, but I just do not have that kind of coordination. This is also why I can’t play a two handed musical instrument. But the allure of roller skating has always drawn me in and now I can live out all of my vintage roller skating fantasies via this decal collection.

Here is a smidgen of my roller skating decals collection (Southern California rinks.)

Here’s some odds and ends I found about the above roller rinks on the Internet:

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