Author Archives: rydansdad

Is that song really playing?

I like to donate blood.  “Like” is probably a strong word.  I actually don’t like it.  I think it’s the right thing to do.  People benefit from a tiny sacrifice.  Maybe they benefit to the point of having their life saved.  Maybe not my blood.  But somebody’s … Continue reading

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A Bambi Tale

Any parent will tell you that raising children has ups and downs and moments for which we can never be prepared, no matter how hard we try.  These lessons are ingrained in us early on and while we resist being … Continue reading

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The Kids are Alright

(Photo credit: Andre Ringuette/HHOF-IIHF Images) If you follow hockey anywhere in the world, today was an important day.   Early this morning (ET) in Ufa, Russia, Team USA’s Under 20 Men’s Juniors beat the defending Champions from Sweden, 3 – … Continue reading

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Get These Training Wheels Off….

Ok.  Deep breaths.  In.  Out.  In.  Out.  In.  Out. I always resisted writing, never really feeling like I had anything to say.  Give me something to write about and I can cobble it together.  It doesn’t usually sound right to … Continue reading

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