Six Months Later

Six months ago I wrote a reflection piece on veganism. From an outsider’s point of view I was intrigued and inspired from attending vegan events. After attending a couple Monmouth Area Vegetarian Society events I expressed how I completely understood why someone would choose to live a vegan lifestyle. I admired their desire and passion…

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Passion is an emotion that most people practice in their everyday lives. Passion could be a desire for a sport, occupation, lover, or hobby- It’s a never ending list. What am I passionate about? Well, hockey was my first true love and my passion. But after a series of unfortunate occurrences, it oddly enough became…

An Unexpected Gift

   On Sunday April 13th, 2014 I witnessed something that quite frankly I thought I would never see. The New Jersey Devils had a matinée game vs. the Boston Bruins at the Prudential Center in what appeared to potentially be Martin Brodeur’s last game as a Devil. The game itself, including the postgame, were filled…

Going Vegan?

About 5 years ago I heard the term, “Vegan,” for the first time, and honestly I had no idea what it meant. Recently, I have been attending local vegan events and potlucks, where I have experienced and learned some new and interesting things. A vegan is someone who does not eat any animal products. When…

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Coach Derek Percy:  At age 14 I became his “Student.” Not only was I his student of the sport of hockey, but also life. The memories, feelings, and life lessons I experienced during our tenure are still crisp. July 19th, 2012 when life took an unexpected turn I posted a Facebook status. I figured it…