Category Archives: MY CHILDHOOD

ON THE OTHER END OF THE LINE

It’s thrilling to feel a fish tugging on the line. After all the waiting around, your heart jumps at the first sudden jolt, followed by the frantic pulling, diving, and darting. The drama unfolds underwater. The anticipation builds as you wait … Continue reading

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DREAMS ON ICE

Sometimes my wife accuses me of living out my own ice-hockey dreams through our children. She doesn’t know the half of it. I grew up obsessed with ice hockey, due to the new professional team which arrived in Landover, Maryland, in 1974. I was … Continue reading

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