Today Canada celebrates National Hockey Day, based in Stratford, Ontario and featuring several hours of community activities and in-country NHL action. So it’s pretty perfect (although admittedly unplanned) that we featured two great hockey guest posts this week – one on teaching kids a better way to play from a Canadian blogger, mom and hockey fan, and another from New York on its healing powers.
The United States has the Super Bowl – you may have heard of it, it has commercials – and the World Series, both with two teams competing the national championship in a specific sport. The world has the Olympics, which I hope I really don’t need to explain because I haven’t had enough coffee yet. But Canada’s day to celebrate a sport that means a lot to so many of its citizens makes it seem like a giant, fun, frozen national field day to this U.S.