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 [...]

All-weather friends and Packer fans

All-weather friends and Packer fans

We were limping to the finish line of this Packer season, cold, discouraged and disconcertingly relieved to be attending our last game at Lambeau, when we ran smack into a bunch of green and gold cheer. Our friends the Shadick family, with their matching Christmas Packer hand warmers and their contagious grins, understand that football [...]

Yinz treated us well at #HeinzField, #Steelerfans

Yinz treated us well at #HeinzField, #Steelerfans

I wore my dad's jersey into Heinz Field because I wasn't sure how Steeler fans would treat me and my giant green and gold Packer coat. If they got nasty, I figured I could explain that, though my dad played for the Packers for eight years and the Colts for one, he was from Pennsylvania [...]