Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Late Friday afternoon, we found ourselves racing down a New Jersey highway. Well, “racing” is an exaggeration. We were crawling, stuck in bumper-to-bumper weekend getaway traffic. I nervously eyed the clock. Ryan was due at the ballpark at 5 p.m. for the finale of his week at sports broadcasting camp. He was due to interview […]

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Just a Bit Outside

I had big plans for this morning’s post, but then my train showed up minus a car, meaning no place to sit, meaning no place to blog. So you’ll have to make do with a teaser. The photo is of Ryan at a minor-league baseball game Friday night, sitting with his peers from a one-week […]

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All In

The soundtrack of our compact house often sounds like this: a constant pounding — two-finger, hunt-and-peck style — on the keyboard in Ryan’s room as he types his hockey stats. Music from his iPod speaker, usually early vintage U2. And lately, the squeaking of his Air Jordans on the hardwood floors. To all those sounds […]

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