My daughter, Christina, had her ruby slippers on … and they worked! She’s back home in the USA! Chrissy and her, husband, Tom, arrived Wednesday evening in San Diego, where they’ll be living. If you’ve been following my blog, you know that we were “Watching for the Open Door” in June. I’m extremely happy to say that Chrissy found it and used her ruby slippers to walk on through! Because of Chrissy and Mark’s competitive ice dance career, Chrissy had committed to living in England and competing through 2018.
When one door closes another door opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. - Alexander Graham Bell Right now, we’re living the quote about one door closing and another door opening. My daughter, Christina (Chrissy), has competed in senior ice dance in Great Britain for the last four years. Her partner, Mark, decided last weekend to retire from competitive skating. Chrissy always felt that Mark was the best match for her
Last Friday, Will wrote a guest post called “How to Get the Most out of a Skating Competition.” I used Will’s points to check that my daughter, Christina (Chrissy) got the most out of competing at the World Figure Skating Championships in Turin, Italy. By following Will’s three points, I believe Chrissy truly came away with the best possible experience given the circumstances. 1. Learn from the placement. This was Chrissy and Mark’s first time competing in ice dance at Worlds. It was a wonderful experience to be in Turin,