Category: hockey

Why a Communications Strategy is imperative

Man, that sounds boring. Bear with me, okay? Whether you are running a business, employed as a writer or PR or communications staff, or whether you’re running or managing a minor sports team, a dance troupe, or a non-profit, you need a communications strategy. This might be as simple as “I have everyone’s email and will always send out notifications… Read more →

I’m not fond of that

I started telling this story on Twitter, but then I thought that was dumb. Last night, The Captain was (as the kids say) “linesing” for a hockey game. This does not have anything to do with cocaine or the blue and red paint they use to paint the LINES on the hockey ice. It’s his first job. He’s a hockey… Read more →

If you’re getting rid of something…

I have a couple of friends who are convinced Canada should do away with the Canadian Human Rights Commisison (which only really deals with discrimination in situations concering federally regulated institutions). Or the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission. Or both. I don’t think my friends are against human rights. I don’t think they believe that discrimination based on race, culture, religion,… Read more →

Back-a-gain

Ha! Did you see what I did, there? I said “Back-a-gain”, which is a pithy take on “bakugon”, which are overpriced, cheap, ridiculously silly collectible dolls action figures based on an over-budgeted, badly-written, ridiculously silly television programme. Brilliant. You may or may not be able to tell that Yours Truly spent some time in a toy store today. Want to… Read more →

Weekends are for mooks

Game 1 : Lions 2, Panthers 3. Lions outplayed the Panthers for the final two-thirds of the game, and some rather suspect officiating during the last minute of the game had one of the Lions’ assistant coaches a little hot under the collar. cenobyte has devised a plan by which the puck is substituted for one containing SUPER MAGNETS. Lions… Read more →

On the road again

I read this thing once, some kind of email meme, that started out: “You know you’re a hockey parent when…” and one of the lines in that email was, “the parents of your child’s friends think you’re kidding when you tell them that your child is available for a sleepover between April and September”. Sadly, this is no joke. My… Read more →

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