Seasons spinning round again

Seasons spinning round again

Some gifts arrive in exactly the right season. Take, for instance, the framed photograph our friend Deb dropped off for us. As Packer team pictures go, it's a relatively famous shot of one of the greatest teams in Green Bay Packer history. The 1962 Packers finished the season with a 13-1 record, and beat the [...]

Brats, Booyah and our oldest boy

Brats, Booyah and our oldest boy

Our oldest son came home for the first time since Christmas 2019 and we celebrated with a taste of all things Wisconsin. So far during his stay, he has enjoyed a good, old-fashioned fish fry from Mark's Eastside, cheesecurds from Tom's Drive-in, a brat from a roadside stand and booyah! made by his sister Molly [...]

Happy Labor Day to the bridge builders of American liberty

Happy Labor Day to the bridge builders of American liberty

This past Saturday, on a weather-perfect afternoon in Brooklyn, my son Charlie sat at an outdoor restaurant enjoying the view. "You can see three bridges and the Statue of Liberty from where I'm sitting right now," he texted us, along with the picture. Though he has lived in New York for nine years, Charlie still [...]