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 [...]

A Tale of Two Bear Fans

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times in our little corner of section 117 at Lambeau Field Monday night. We had everything before us, and then we had nothing before us.The best of times ended with 12:38 remaining in the first quarter when our invincible quarterback broke his collarbone, a [...]