Ever since that moment a few weeks ago at the Springfield Falcons game, the one when Ryan reached deep into the astonishing depths of his memory to recall the exact date and situation that he last knew of a hockey goalie giving up four goals on seven shots, we have been talking more than usual […]Read more "Another ‘For Him, or For Me’ Moment"
My son has a remarkable memory. When applied to the subjects that interest him, its power can be breathtaking. His ability to recall the dates and scores of thousands of NHL games is so stunning that it has left us with mixed feelings. Of course I love to see the full abilities of his remarkable […]Read more "Memory, In Microcosm"
Ryan sits on the living room couch, munching blueberry waffles that are completely plain, just the way he loves them. Amidst the pile of crumbs that accumulate, he is watching the previous night’s hockey highlights on NHL Network. He already knows all the scores — and the shots on goal totals — having checked them […]Read more "Between Now and Then"