February 18, 2018: Basketball

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Basketball.  Standing by itself, we know what it means.  It’s a game most of us have played; one in which we were lucky enough to witness the greatest ever play 82 games plus per year for more than a decade.  … Continued

February 16, 2018: The First

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You always remember the first one…  Well, most of the time I guess. My son has been in the pool since he was 18 months old.  I loved getting in there with him in our Aqua Babies class… dunking him … Continued

February 15, 2018: Watch Out Below

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Free falling… eight is enough… both titles I’ve used before… both titles would be appropriate right now with our Blackhawks.  Instead, it’s watch out below, as the Blackhawks continue to play like dog crap, as their season is painfully coming … Continued

February 11, 2018: Snow Sharks

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With over a foot of snow on the ground, how would the attendance be over the weekend for our weekly floor hockey game?  We ended up having the minimum… six kids showed up and the snow Sharks were ready for … Continued

February 8, 2018: Snow Prices

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As schools began to announce closings, and the snow anticipated in Chicago reached 14 inches, I thought of something; I’m sure those ticket prices for the Blackhawks home game at the UC on Thursday night against the Stars would be … Continued

February 6, 2018: Fading Fast

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Each game that goes by is more painful than the previous one.  The lackluster performance in Vancouver followed by the OT loser in Calgary, topped by another loss on home ice vs the Flames…again.  There is no other way to … Continued

February 3, 2018: Let It Begin

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Let it begin.  Today marked the start of our floor hockey season.   It was time to get our shirts, strap on our helmets, and play our season opening double header.  I was ready. I had a twinge of nervousness…hoping … Continued