As long as I can remember, we have tried to sit at one of two particular tables at the Clubhouse inside the Red Lion Paper Valley Hotel, because they had pictures of my dad on them. Each table in that sports bar had a theme, and my dad, who played for the Packers from 1961 [...]
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Happy Father’s Day to a bunch of the best
A lost Super Bowl ring and an apt middle name
My father’s legacy
On the 28th anniversary of the day he died, I will honor my father’s legacy by enjoying its most tangible asset, the cabin he had built on a relatively isolated river in northern Wisconsin. A welcome respite from our ordinary lives in any season, that little beacon of peace and fresh air has taken on [...]
Did he or didn’t he?
When Gale Sayers died earlier this week, he left a legacy of elegance on and off the field. The Hall of Fame running back famously said "All I needed was 18 inches," to break open a run, and his impressive stats verify that statement. In an injury-plagued career, he put up compelling numbers -- 56 [...]