The hallways of Ryan’s school are covered with murals featuring inspirational quotations. One of his teachers recently took the kids in her class on a tour around the school to read and interpret them, and it left an impression on Ryan. He has been quoting them back to us ever since. His favorite? Life is […]Read more "Words of Wisdom"
Like many sports, hockey has a wonderful, descriptive language all its own. Players refer to each other solely by nicknames, with all long names shortened and all short ones lengthened so that Kovalchuk becomes “Kovy” and Ott becomes “Ottsy”. A goal can be a “snip,” a “snipe,” or a “tuck-in.” A shot that goes just […]Read more "Chirping … and Skating Away"