The Road to Rollergirl How I Stopped Being a Roller Wannabe and Started Being a Rollergirl

9Jul/121

Free, Wheelin’

For years, I had heard that a giant forest preserve park near my home has a lovely, paved, no-cars-allowed road running through it that would be a good place to skate. I usually skate elsewhere, but today was a blessed reprieve from the recent heatwave, so I thought I would hit the trail. Problem was, the park is over 500 acres of greenbelt, and I had no idea where the entrance to the trail was.