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Oct.22.2013
I strode away from Lambeau Field, but turned back as I realized Pam was lagging behind. “Go ahead,” she waved me on. Instead, I slowed my pace to hers. We had come there to be together, after all. A few weeks ago, three friends and I reunited in Green Bay, Wisconsin. We do this every fall; since...
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Oct.01.2013
I’ve been thinking about something my friend Pam said. We were planning our annual trip to Green Bay, and I e-mailed her to say the Packers autograph session we’d wanted to attend was sold out.  Pam replied, “We could crash it and be on the front page of the Press-Gazette!  We are so old...
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Oct.01.2013
I’ve been thinking about something my friend Pam said. We were planning our annual trip to Green Bay, and I e-mailed her to say the Packers autograph session we’d wanted to attend was sold out.  Pam replied, “We could crash it and be on the front page of the Press-Gazette!  We are so old...
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Sep.24.2013
I might not know him if I saw him on the street. He’s still tall and smiling, but he’s past seventy now. He looks okay for his age, but he doesn’t make my heart leap the way it did when we were young.   I’m looking at a photo of the retired Green Bay Packers player that I wrote about in...
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Sep.10.2013
Twenty-five years ago, on September 16, 1988, Tom Browning of the Cincinnati Reds pitched a perfect game. And by doing so, saved my life. I'm sure Browning talked about this game in his own book. Image from barnesandnoble.com My Uncle Dave, my mother’s brother, had died a couple of days earlier in...
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Sep.02.2013
MIXED FEELINGS: A FAN’S VIEW OF THE NFL SETTLEMENTPosted on September 2, 2013 by Linda Lange This is the week. Thursday night the NFL opens its season with the Baltimore Ravens playing the Denver Broncos. Sunday marks the debut of my beloved Green Bay Packers, in a grudge match against the San...
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Aug.17.2013
“Am I really doing this?” I thought as I dialed the number of the Social Security Administration office in Chicago. How could I possibly be old enough to sign up for benefits?   In fact, my sixty-sixth birthday is less than three months away, so I started by filling out an application on...
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Jul.17.2013
GET OVER IT?Posted on July 17, 2013 by Linda Lange Eddie Lacy, the Green Bay Packers’ second-round draft choice, has a bigger burden than making the team.   In an interview with Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Lacy revealed that he has been haunted ever since 2005 when...
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Jul.02.2013
The news hit me like a kick in the stomach. Eve’s Supper Club, one of my favorite places to dine in Green Bay, Wisconsin, closed yesterday.   I remember Eve’s opening on Riverside Drive in the building that formerly housed a casual restaurant, the Shrimp Shack. That was forty-six years ago....
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Jun.23.2013
Sometimes I actually write about football on this blog …  The article by Paul Imig appeared on FOXSportsWisconsin.com on March 28, but I didn’t see it until this month when a friend from a Green Bay Packers fan page circulated it. The headline: At 49, Majkowski has already lived “nightmare.”...