My Favorite Time Of ‘The Day’

If you were to approach me while walking outside on a bright and sunny summer day and say, “Wow, what a beautiful day out today! Isn’t it?” I may in fact smile, nod my head and agree with you. But, truth be told is I would lying to you. It’s about 90’s degrees outside and…

Jakub Voracek Donating Towards Multiple Sclerosis: Fundraising Proposal

Philadelphia Flyers’ forward Jakub Voracek is coming off an outstanding “breakout” season for the city of “Brotherly Love.” He’ll more than likely have another great year for the Flyers, and will have fans from all over the NHL and professional sports cheering him on, not just Philly. Voracek’s sister has recently been diagnosed with multiple…

Farewell August

“Pink sky at night sailor’s delight; pink sky in morning sailor’s warning.” I look to the mixed-pink summer sky watching the sun set to the west here on the East Coast. As the soothing sky blushes for its admirers — immediately I can only think of the sailor’s rhyme my father used to enthusiastically tell…

#tLT5 On Instagram

You can follow more of my short and creative writing on Instagram. Live for the night. #tLT5 #quotes #writersofinstagram #poetsofinstagram #night #moon #stars #love #writing #nightsky #writer #brand #passion #thelittlethings A post shared by the Little Thing5 (@thelittle_thing5) on Aug 17, 2015 at 11:43pm PDT #writersofinstagram #tLT5 A post shared by the Little Thing5 (@thelittle_thing5)…

San Jose Sharks Sign Fan For A Day

Back in March of 2014, the San Jose Sharks really set themselves and the NHL apart from other professional leagues and teams in North America. The Sharks signed 17-year old (then) Sam Tageson to an official NHL contract with the organization for one day. Tageson had been diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome and was told…

NHL Lead For About.com

I am happy to announce I’ve been given the opportunity to take over as the new NHL Lead Writer/Expert for About.com’s Sports section. Thank you to everyone who has followed my work and supported me over the last couple of years. If you’re a hockey fan, or know of anyone who is I’d love for…

Chip On My Shoulder, Priorities

“Mr. McKenna,” the specialist doctor said sternly, as he sat there observing my MRI. He shook his head from side to side and looked up at me. “I’m telling you, that you ABSOLUTELY cannot play any form of contact sports with this injured shoulder.” It was the summer of 2013. I had dislocated my left…