Hidden Rules and the SI Cover Jinx

This week we received the year-end evaluation from the social kills group that Ryan attends. Other than finding it pretty much spot-on in its assessment of Ryan’s strengths, weaknesses and areas of progress, one passage stood out. One of the group’s main areas of focus this school year was “the hidden rules of middle school,” […]

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From a Tweet to the Pages of SI

A Sports Illustrated writer, inspired by a family’s celebratory hockey photo, asks his 84,000 Twitter followers a simple question: How many of you have a photo of the best moment of your life? How many of you have a photograph of the single best moment of your life? If so, what a gift. (HT: @sports_casters […]

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‘Tis the Season for Sharing

When Ryan retreats to his room and begins banging away at the computer keyboard, we never know quite what to expect. Often the result are exquisitely typed, perfectly aligned, mathematically correct NHL standings files for seasons that exist only in Ryan’s mind. The problem with those is that once in a while they don’t align […]

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