Super Bowl and Civil Rights Champions

Super Bowl and Civil Rights Champions

It seemed to me that the laughter, crossing 2,000 miles and bubbling up over 52 years, is one of the best indications of Vince Lombardi’s success as both a Super Bowl and civil rights champion. After seeing a photo of herself and Ruth Pitts as part of the “Delay of Game” exhibit at the Neville [...]

Oh say can you see? #PackersvsCancer

Oh say can you see? #PackersvsCancer

I had no idea Melissa Etheridge was in the house until I looked up from my usual pre-National Anthem musings "Stand still respectfully, or try to grab a quick pic?" and saw her standing on Lambeau Field. "Hey," I said to my sister and Lambeau seat mate Kathy. "Is that Melissa Etheridge?" It was. She [...]

Can I get a woo hoo? (And that game was pretty great too)

Can I get a woo hoo? (And that game was pretty great too)

From the day we met her, our son Vinnie's girlfriend Danni has felt like family. A jump-right-in-and-help kind of girl, Danni has floated down a river with us, cheered our various and quirky sports affiliations (Go Croatian soccer!), toasted, chuckled, cleaned, celebrated and consoled. She builds the best camp fires we have ever seen and [...]