Wednesday, May 30, 2012

A Mighty Dream

Johnny on the ice,
in the soft glow of the spotlight.
Just exactly where our dreams would have him.
Photo © David Ingogly.



Upon the brink of a wild stream, 
he stood and dreamt a mighty dream.
— Aleksandr Pushkin


Friday, May 25, 2012

The Essence of Poetry

Johnny on the ice during warmup
in his Bosco "Russia" vest, of course.
 I love that when the GP announcements came out 
this past Monday, Johnny texted Phil Hersh 
of the Chicago Tribune: "Can't wait to be 
back in the game, and it all starts in Mother Russia."
Photo © David Ingogly. 
Please click twice for larger view, 
or click here for the amazingly detailed full-size image.



So I was dithering over whether to post today, since it's a holiday weekend in the US and I wasn't sure if there'd be much readership with Memorial Day coming up, so I asked on Twitter if anybody would be around to enjoy some picspam. And my favorite among the "YES!!" replies I received was this from Jenn Kittler: "Monday's the holiday weekend. Tomorrow's just another day in need of Johnny pics. ... Tbh every day's just another day in need of Johnny pics."

ITA. So here you go.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Congratulations, Johnny!!!!

Stunning art tweeted on Sunday—also the day of a rare 
annular or "ring of fire" eclipse—as we headed into serious 
Grand Prix vigil mode, by lovely @ayukovon, who wrote: 
"Fingers crossed for @JohnnyGWeir! (^-^) x 
And also pray to new moon and sun."


Friday, May 18, 2012

Is It Monday Yet...?

Well, until it is, we can just stare at this.
Photo tweeted by Victor: "#cuter than Boo." 
Absolutely. As is Тёма.
(Dear Victor, we ♥ you 
and your twitpics forever. 
#WeAreTheVoid)



So I don't know if you've noticed, but there's been a tad bit of... tension... mounting in the air as we all mill about, shifting from foot to foot and checking our phones every 10 seconds or so just in case as we prepare for the next big scene in our exciting reality series, The Real Figure Skaters of New Jersey: Waiting for Godot.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Bustling Off to the Ballet...

Johnny on the red carpet 
at the American Ballet Theatre's
Annual Spring Gala Monday night
at the Metropolitan Opera House, New York.
Photo via FilmMagic.



And doesn't he look AMAZING! Love his interpretation of black tie: Les Habitudes bustle jacket (yes!!), Limedrop tail shirt, and Casadei pointy shoes.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012