A jackpot of joy (part 1)

We believe every family should have a Traveain, a consistent beacon of well-dressed optimism. Our Traveain turned 25 on Sunday and celebrated by hosting a growing gathering of friends and relatives that began in a quiet corner of his favorite restaurant, Cracker Barrel, and, to the consternation of a harried waitress, slowly grew larger until it [...]

A step by stadium step guide to rising from a fall

In many ways, a devastating knee injury shaped my Dad's life. A scholarship player from a little coal mining town in Pennsylvania, Ron Kostelnik was just hitting his stride as a defensive tackle on the University of Cincinnati football team when a complete ACL and MCL tear threatened to end his career and any hopes [...]