Back in October, when the NHL season was still ripe with possibility, Ryan and I went to the San Jose Sharks’ morning skate at Prudential Center as guests of the team. We were there so Ryan could attend practice and visit the players for the second time in a matter of months. While we were […]Read more "A Couple of Hockey Lifers"
We haven’t had a ton of success taking Ryan to the movies over the years. His issues weren’t sensory — the overly loud previews don’t seem to bother him at all, for example — but rather attention span. Ryan couldn’t stay engaged with anything that lasted 90 minutes or more. We did OK with some […]Read more "At the Movies"
I spend a lot of my free time watching sports. I mean, like, a lot. Good thing for me, I married well. Veronica and I met in a sports bar during the NCAA Tournament. The fact that she loves sports as much as I do has saved me approximately 6,857 arguments since we met. Our […]Read more "Sports Go Better With Family"
“I don’t really like playing hockey that much anymore.” The words were Ryan’s, and they stung. It was Saturday night and he was preparing for bed after a long day that began with a 5 a.m. wakeup to get to, you guessed it, hockey practice. Ryan had been dropping hints all day about a growing […]Read more "A Hockey Spirit – Renewed"
Blogging is likely to be short and sweet this week. My morning train ride is my usual blogging time, but my commute has been turned upside-down by the effects of hurricane Sandy. The picture above was the scene at the train station this morning just to get to the platform to wait for a train. […]Read more "Very, Very Attractive Girls"