Winterfest’s last day was on Sunday 7 March, but those sessions sold out and I reserved a double session for the evening of 6 March 2021. I rented an ice walker since the ice was uneven; the ice was different this year, but it could have been the year it was.
What a difference a year makes! Brian now works at the River Rink! Of course, masked selfies too.
I skated over to Brian, well, I didn’t know his name before I skated over. I said, “Hey, it’s nice to see that you are working here!” I could tell he was smiling, you can tell when people are smiling with their masks on because their eyes light up. He was so excited and I asked him if he also roller skates. “Yep! I will be working here for roller skating too.”
“I hope Summerfest opens this year.”
“We should be.”
“If you are, I will probably come at night. Roller skating with masks sounds difficult.”
He agreed and laughed, “Yeah, I would stick to nights too. I don’t handle heat well either.”
Before I skated off, I said, “I’m Jessica by the way.” “I’m Brian.”
If Summerfest opens, I’m sure it’ll be ticketed and limited like Winterfest. I didn’t go ice skating as much this year as in years past because of the timing and selling out.
I had a joyful season and I had fun, despite being masked and taking selfies at a six feet distance. I met some wonderful people this season too. Can’t wait for November 2021!