Alternate Title:50%* of Figure Skating History in the Last Decade
Note: (*) conservative estimate
Red = current world records (as of May 2017) This list is not exhaustive, many wonderful things he achieved have been left out due to lack of space and a desire to keep this post within not-too-extremely unreasonable length This list will need to be updated in due time
That makes me think about those times I wanted to grab you and kiss you. But you didn’t know, so I would just pretend everything was cool. But really it was killing me. And I remember all those mornings before you even put on your makeup, when I would think to myself, “My God, she is beautiful.” And it hurt so much because I knew I could never tell you. But it was worth it just to be there looking at you.
“Sunbursts and marble halls are all very well, but there is more ‘scope for the imagination’ without them. And as for the waiting, that doesn’t matter. We’ll just be happy, waiting and working for each other
— and dreaming. Oh, dreams will be very sweet now.” Gilbert drew her close to him and kissed her. Then they walked home together in the dusk, crowned king and queen in the bridal realm of love, along winding paths fringed with the sweetest flowers that ever bloomed, and over haunted meadows where winds of hope and memory blew. - Anne of the Island, Chapter 40
I’d go out into a great big field all alone or in the deep, deep woods and I’d look up into the sky—up—up—up—into that lovely blue sky that looks as if there was no end to its blueness. And then I’d just feel a prayer.