Tag: the little things

Camaraderie

“Do you miss playing at all?” Mr. Weltner asked me as we caught up with each other at the Prudential Center two months ago during a New Jersey Devils game. I paused and zoned out before I answered him, and a million memories and feelings ran through my head; “Eh, it’s kinda’ hard to explain…”…

Jonathan Toews: Make a Wish Foundation

Last Season, Chicago Blackhawks’ all-star captain Jonathan Toews made one young fan’s dream come true during the Stadium Series which took place at Soldier field, Chicago. I admire the way Toews plays and carries himself both on and off the ice. He is a true role model for not only hockey, but all professional athletes.…

A Taste of London

In 2009, a six hour flight over the Atlantic Ocean landed Joe Rapolla Jr. and I in London. We were on Spring break during High School visiting my sister who had been studying abroad in London for a college semester. Joe and I were two young and eager 18 year-olds about to go on vacation…

The Little Things About The Rain

“It’s raining, it’s pouring. The old man is snoring.” An old rhyme that’s been said young kids used to sing when they couldn’t go outside to play because of the rain. Rain seems to bother many people, and ruin their days. As for me, I love a rainy day, especially in the Summer or Fall.…

Odell Beckham Jr. “The little things”

On Sunday November 23rd, the New York Giants and their division rivals the Dallas Cowboys squared off on NBC’s “Sunday Night Football In America” at MetLife Stadium in the Meadowlands. The Giants lost in a very close and exciting game 31-28, but the outcome of the game was overshadowed by New York’s wide receiver Odell…

Student Of The Game

“He’s pretty good. You can tell he’s going to be GOOD when he’s older,” I said to Coach Derek as we watched the younger players scrimmage towards the end of a Pro Performance clinic from the side boards. He stood there, intensely still and focused on his mite level players, wide eyed with his necklace-whistle…

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