The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one. – Elbert Hubbard This. This is me. When I was younger, a boy growing up in rural Montana, I had little to no… Read moreFear.
From the AIHL’s Sydney Bears to The Hills Shire Council, Hockey to us is a lifestyle. It’s waking up every morning after dreaming you’ve scored a big goal in an even bigger game. It’s about giving it your all on… Read moreIt’s not just an ice rink, it’s our home.
“You know,” my roommate said to me over the wind and traffic noise in his CJ7 Jeep as we blasted down the highway, “Nobody ever had to beg me to play hockey.” We were roommates and teammates on Colorado’s 2nd-ever… Read moreNobody ever had to beg me to play hockey
Once upon a time, Carguy and Lolclient were introduced through mutual car-loving acquaintances. Carguy was known for making good cars for people that didn’t know how to make their own or didn’t feel like paying somebody a lot of money… Read moreLolclient and Carguy
It’s not easy to be something other than what we are. It’s made even more difficult when what we are keeps changing, as does the expectations from The World Around Us. Of course, knowing what we are and knowing what… Read moreJust Be
It’s easy to get impatient about all of this. To get up and get going in your day and only be aware of the Next Thing that you are meant to be doing. The Next Thing is hanging there all… Read moreImpatience
There was a time in my life when, if someone asked me about eating salad, I would’ve responded, “Always do! I pop that sprig right into my mouth just before I dig into the steak.” Nowadays, I still don’t make… Read moreMaking a Really Fkn Good Salad
I’ve just gotten his nappy off in front of the tub. I’ve carried him in here, happily coated in pasta sauce, trying not to get any on me, stood him up in front of the bathtub and announced, “It’s bath… Read moreDays Don’t End Better
A fluffy, perfectly-storybook cloud drifts across the sky, low on the horizon, at the perfect angle to get caught up in the top of a formidable gum tree. I feel that familiar desire lurching in my chest. I need to… Read moreThis city life
Just a typical morning here in the ‘burbs. Older two trundle off to school, littlers with me. One on my shoulders, chattering happily about how the car in the driveway we just passed has “magic glass” and how it’s made… Read moreA Moment