Football is family

Football is family

Football is family. Every player has heard that statement from every coach who ever held a clipboard. Mostly, they're talking about the players on the field. But, here in Wisconsin, we like to take that sentiment to a whole new level. For example, Saturday afternoon we took our two little munchkins and my mom to [...]

Everybody’s Grammy

Everybody’s Grammy

Marge Higgins owes her eye-winking wit to a lifetime appreciation for language, and her nickname to a long association with a faith community that loves her fiercely. The only daughter of a newspaper publisher who was also the town’s postmaster, “Grammy” has always understood the power of words. So, she chooses hers carefully, kindly and [...]

Tag, you’re it!

Tag, you’re it!

I did not, as my beloved Packers invited me to do, tag myself in the “Ultimate Lambeau Selfie” the folks at 1265 emailed me earlier this week. In fact, initially I was pretty horrified by the idea that, while I earnestly, occasionally loudly, and with alternating expressions of glee and disappointment, cheered my team on, [...]