Posts Tagged: wayne gretzky

Sports
Hockey Dad’s Love-Handle Saves the Game
January 30, 2015
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(Hockey Player Magazine, January 2015) We lumbered inside the locker-room and grimaced as hockey bags slid down our shoulders. I hadn’t seen my Blazer teammates for over a month. Inside the guys slouched like dough-boys, suffering from extended tryptophan hangovers. None admitted to exercising over the holiday break. Crazy Eddie maintained his same pear shape. […]
Parents and Kids
Kid’s Quitting is Okay with Dad
June 24, 2014
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“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.  Then quit.  There’s no point in being a damn fool about it.”                W. C. Fields (Readers:  I got spammed and lost the original post and comments, re-posting again.  Feel free to comment). She lasted 90 hours over three seasons.  Maggie was not an outlier.  Not in […]