Finding the Blend

It’s Saturday morning and I’m where I am every Saturday morning, at the hockey arena. I’m trying to watch my stepson's game while I also keep an eye on my toddler who is running around with his own mini hockey stick, but I’m distracted by a breakaway from the opposing team. I watch as the player and my stepson (the goalie) have a one on one showdown, which the goalie loses. “Good try, Lucas” I yell. [...]