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Three Cheers for Sports! Sports! Sports!

February 3, 2012

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In the distant, post-apocalyptic future, when the children of our Kardash-a-tron humanoid replacements are assigned book reports on the ancient Americans and tasked with explaining our customs, rituals, and celebrations, the very first chapter will be titled: The Super Bowl. I love the Super Bowl and its ability to unite Americans behind a love of […]

Packers Sent Packing

January 17, 2012

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I had intended to post yesterday, but after the Green Bay Packers painful playoff loss, I was too busy feeling sorry for myself. Not even the three compliments I received yesterday on my vacation tan managed to cheer me up. To be honest, that did cheer me up a little. I do look pretty tan. […]

Did I Mention I’m an NFL Team Owner?

December 13, 2011

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Last week I fulfilled a lifelong dream I’ve had for about a year of becoming an owner of the NFL’s Green Bay Packers. My oldest son and I have bonded over being Packers fans; as he grew older, a casual interest in the Packers grew more and more intense as we discussed stats while playing […]

Terrible Golf Made Easy

June 15, 2011

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If someone invites me to go golfing, I usually accept but clarify, “I’m not an outstanding golfer.” This gives the impression I may be only a degree or two below outstanding–not a bad place to find yourself.  But to be honest, I’m not a good golfer either. Actually, I’m not even average. To be clear, […]