Here’s a little something to brighten up your day. I posted this on the blog’s Facebook page last night, but it needs a fuller airing.  Meet Cammy, a young Chicago Blackhawks fan. Cammy was born unable to walk or speak. But she loves the Blackhawks. Just ask her, she’ll tell you — since as we […]

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Thank-You Notes, Ryan Style

Last week I heard from an old work colleague on Facebook. We haven’t worked together for nearly a decade, but have kept in touch over social media. R is a reader and occasional commenter on the blog, a talented writer, a dad to two beautiful girls, and a “hockey person.” In these parts, “hockey person” […]

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Ryan’s Wish

Ryan doesn’t often express wishes. I’m not sure why. Maybe he’s just more focused on what is right in front of him. Maybe wishes are too abstract a concept for someone so wired to think in black and white. Whatever the reason, when he expresses a wish, it can be profound. Before Ryan’s life-altering visit […]

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