The 26th pick and he didn’t even know he was drafted

The 26th pick and he didn’t even know he was drafted

In what turned out to be one of the NFL's strongest classes ever, my dad, Ron Kostelnik, was chosen 26th overall and, at the time, he didn't even know he'd been drafted. In December of 1960, my dad's mind was on other things. A defensive tackle for the University of Cincinnati, he had just played [...]

Bless me Father, for I have sinned

Bless me Father, for I have sinned

Bless me Father, for I have sinned and you might want to make yourself comfortable because this one covers several commandments. I killed the garlic. Dead. You might recall, my dad's high school friend Nick sent me a box of garlic to honor my Pap. It came from a line of garlic traced through generations [...]