Saturday, January 4, 2014

Song of the Day: Jose Gonzalez - Stay Alive (from The Secret Life of Walter Mitty)

I first heard this song during the closing credits of the new movie, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.  Loved it, and I stayed to the end to hear it all.  Beautiful song.

"Jose Gonzalez - Stay Alive"

Speaking of Walter Mitty, did you see the movie yet?  I loved it!  This was the motto of Life Magazine in the movie--not sure if that was actually the magazine's motto but I like it:
To see things thousands of miles away, things hidden behind walls and within rooms, things dangerous to come to, to draw closer, to see and be amazed and to feel that is the purpose of life.

And, of course, the short story:

Read it!  It's very short, and it's good!

Friday, January 3, 2014

Ref's Eye View of a Hockey Game

Here's a cool video from the Charlotte Checkers, capturing the sites and sounds of a minor league hockey game from the referee's point of view!

From the YouTube channel of the Charlotte Checkers, a minor league hockey team:
"AHL referee wears helmet cam"

Thursday, January 2, 2014

How To Be A Hockey Player

I play hockey.  It's one of my favorite sports.  Want to join me?  Here's how!

"How To Be A Hockey Player"