Three-on-one

In hockey, three-on-one means there are three offensive players driving towards the goal with only one other defender between them and the goal. It's not a good spot to be in if you're the netminder. While my husband is away, playing hockey in Toronto, I have been feeling like the outnumbered defenders. So, even though … Continue reading Three-on-one

Hockey widow

Soup Husband Curt and his hockey team, the Men of Steel, are in Toronto this weekend at the Hockey North America tournament. He's been looking forward to the getaway - and the chance to play hockey in the Motherland. What hockey nut wouldn't be thrilled to play in the same city as the Hockey Hall … Continue reading Hockey widow

I’m still here

Crazy-busy-fun weekends are cool! Only problem is, I find myself on Monday mentally triaging the tasks I didn't do over the weekend but should've. You know - there's laundry and the kitchen floor is really dirty again (those oak pollen things get dragged inside and YUK!), still haven't done my taxes, wanted to plant some … Continue reading I’m still here