Instant replay 2021

Instant replay 2021

Not since Jerry Kramer and Dick Schaap chronicled the 1967 Packer season in the classic sports book Instant Replay has a member of that storied franchise so eloquently described what happens behind the scenes of an historic season. Enter Robert Tonyan, a somewhat unlikely hero of this record-setting Packer season. Thanks to a piece he [...]

Here’s to amazing foster care providers during an extraordinary time

Here’s to amazing foster care providers during an extraordinary time

We have met some incredible people during our journey as foster care providers, men and women who rise to significant challenges every single day, and then wake up the next morning (sometimes from a bedroom floor where they have slept all night) and rise again. I met a very capable, very young woman during my [...]

On eagles wings

On eagles wings

My daughter and I enjoyed a thrilling spectacle during a recent walk along the river. We saw a bald eagle swoop down, capture its prey and pause regally mid-river as rapids swirled around. Meanwhile, the eagle's partner waited in a nearby tree and a third eagle lounged in a giant nest on the other side [...]

Frozen fog and rime time in Wisconsin

Frozen fog and rime time in Wisconsin

Until Green Bay meteorologist, Justin Steinbrinck first mentioned it a three days ago, I had never heard of ice fog and I've lived through 57 winters. It sounded kind of cool to me, though, like something Jack Frost would dance through, or Alfred Hitchock would produce outside a dimly lit rear windows. Turns out, it's [...]