A tip of the hat to the ladies of the Lombardi era

We toasted the Glory Years this weekend, a nearly decade long run during which Green Bay won two Super Bowls and three NFL titles. That this celebratory time in Green Bay occurred during the 1960's, a turbulent time in America, made the run infinitely more interesting. Led by a charismatic coach, the Packers made history [...]

The jersey boys: a circle of Lombardi inspired friendship

A late and unexpected Christmas gift celebrated two key factors in my father's life -- football and friendship. The gift, given to my son Vinnie this week by his godfather, John Olson, mirrored an equally sentimental gift "Ole" gave me nearly 30 years ago. Back then I found one last package addressed to me and [...]