How to enjoy the Lambeau Snow Globe

How to enjoy the Lambeau Snow Globe

I’m writing this post with happily chapped fingers amid home radiators still gasping a familiar wet, hoppy wool smell. So, it is by virtue of experience, not necessarily good taste, (and also because my neighbor asked me to) that I offer the following tips for enjoying Lambeau Field when it becomes a frozen tundra (or, [...]

From Lambeau field, where glory stays

From Lambeau field, where glory stays

A poignant article in last week's Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reminded me of two powerful lines from To an Athlete Dying Young. "Smart lad, to slip betimes away From fields where glory does not stay." Famed author and sports commentator Dick Schaap read the A.E. Housman poem at my dad's funeral more than 20 years ago. [...]

Five things I learned this weekend

The holiday season begins in T-minus three days and I'm feeling panicky generous. As I'm coming off an especially educational few days, I thought I'd share a few tips I picked up during November's spare weekend. 1) Toilet paper is no substitute for paper toweling. Does this seem obvious to you? It only occurred to [...]