Tar, Sweat and Tears

– Mom! I can’t tighten these. Can you press here, so I can tie the knot? The new Pro Champ Kobobol ice hockey skates are black leather with brown reinforcements. On the bottom of the […]

Backyard Hockey and Ball Sports

Tapiola was teeming with kids of the junior league age. The soccer league between residential areas had started even before we moved to Tapiola in the summer of 1960. I played soccer too, but love […]

Summer Falls to Autumn

The door swishes closed behind me and the carriage jerks into motion. I managed to catch the earlier train after all. I sprinted the last hundred meters at full trot; it was worth it. Waiting […]