Answer: seeing your kid get hurt.
Follow up question: Assuming it's possible, what makes that feeling worse?
Answer: being responsible for your kid getting hurt.
|Like any good Leafs fan, I can find a way to blame this |
guy for everything. (Sorry Dion.)
It was a beautiful evening. About 70 degrees. A few of the lightest, whitest, pillowy clouds hung against a perfectly blue sky. As I stood at the top of our driveway, my mind wandered slowly and aimlessly, considering the beauty around me and whether the Maple Leafs are ever going to trade Dion Phaneuf.
Then — and I'm not sure what triggered it first, be it my eyes or my ears — but I turned to see my son gliding backwards down the incline that serves as our driveway — quickly.