January 08, 2009
Life is good when you can skate into the beer tent.
The tent sits on a frozen lake ringed by snow-covered pines in the tiny town of Plaster Rock in New Brunswick, Canada. Each February, a dozen of us travel hundreds of miles there to skate in the World Pond Hockey Championship.
I’ve been playing hockey for more than forty years, since my dad taught me to skate on the outdoor rink at Rouge Park in