tomas “i never stop smiling” hertl
“Look at the Hardy Boys! They started out as kid detectives just solving mysteries in Bayport and now they have an entire book series about them!”
What do you do while in Chicago for the playoffs? Steve Ott, best dad ever.
Generation Kill Part 7, “Bomb in the Garden"
Maybe we shouldn’t play football anymore.
Nieto introduced Hertl to a 20-something’s idea of dining heaven — the Dave & Buster’s chain that features large-screen televisions and arcade games. They played a few of them and then watched sports on TV while eating. Hertl was captivated.
"He didn’t know you can play the games and get prizes, so he went back by himself," Nieto said. "Next time I came back to the hotel room, he had three of those stuffed characters from ‘Despicable Me’ on his bed.’ He was like a big kid."
Babar illustration, Jean de Brunhoff
"When I was a kid my dad used to stop me before I went out the door everyday to school and he would say ‘don’t forget your smile.’ No matter if I was late or sleepy or grouchy or whatever or sometimes happy he would always say ‘don’t forget your smile’ so that’s kinda something I try to live by, and it worked well for me.”
and in that moment, i swear we were all rangers fans