Coach Lombardi was a Hall of Fame GM

Coach Lombardi was a Hall of Fame GM

You could fill a library with books about legendary Packer Coach Vince Lombardi and wallpaper a stadium with his quotes. So ubiquitous are the images of him stalking the sidelines in his trench coat and fedora that children whose parents weren't even born during the Lombardi Years still dress like him for Halloween. Coach Lombardi [...]

A royal weekend

A royal weekend

This weekend, just after we watch the big royal wedding, we'll be hanging out with kings. We're heading up to Shawano on Saturday for the first official race of  the Dirt Kings Late Model Tour's second season. I watched with great fascination as my friends Sandy and Jason Schultz and their daughter Katelynn built a [...]

Carpe seize ’em

Carpe seize ’em

If spring in Wisconsin teaches us anything, it's to seize the sunny days. We're good at that here. Like daffodils, we rise through the snow and turn our faces toward the light. We shrug off approaching storm clouds and dance, push strollers through puddles, bounce basketballs off muddy pavement and, when the rain washes away [...]