As I mentioned in Monday’s post, a lot happened over the holiday break. For Ryan, the highlight was undoubtedly New Year’s Day, when he attended the NHL Winter Classic in Washington, D.C. Ryan has been to a Winter Classic before, three years ago in Philadelphia, but that was as a sort of participant, not a […]
Read more "This Is What Happiness Looks Like, Redux"
I’m declaring my blog vacation over with a rare Saturday post. I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and a happy New Year. I’ve just returned from an amazing experience at the NHL Winter Classic, played this year at my beloved University of Michigan’s stadium, the “Big House.” A personal highlight for me was […]
Read more "Like Son, Like Father"
This blog went live with my first real post one year ago today. It was the story of our recent experience watching Ryan skate at the NHL Winter Classic in Philadelphia and it was typical of the type of post I thought I’d be writing most often. Recounting experiences, telling how they were colored by […]
Read more "Happy Blogiversary To Me"
In many ways, this blog began on January 2, 2012. It was an extraordinary day for my family, and I wanted to share the story. I had kicked around the idea of starting a blog for several years, but wasn’t sure of my niche. I had previously written a few pieces about our family’s autism […]
Read more "A Blog Is Born in Philadelphia"
I planned to write about our weekend today. About how Ryan became the loudest, most enthusiastic fan of both Riley’s travel soccer team and the New York Jets. If you’ve been following around here, you know this is a really. Big. Deal. But those stories can wait. This morning I followed my normal weekday routine. […]
Read more "It’s the Logistics"