Why the Packers Win

Happy NFC Championship Day! Today I have an op-ed in the Wisconsin State Journal, Why the Packers Win. It’s about reconciling my distaste for the NFL with my love of the Green Bay Packers.  Here’s an excerpt: For this die-hard Green Bay Packers fan, there’s no time like the eve of the NFC Championship Game to start questioning … More Why the Packers Win

City Deer Make me Wish I had a Freezer Full of Venison

Seen through one lens, sure, I can understand how, to many urban dwellers, hunting and eating game sounds downright redneckey. Seen through another lens, I could also make a case that my siblings and I were raised on protein that was all-natural; local; organic, sustainable; free-range; vegetarian-diet; low-input; biodynamic; soy-, hormone-, cage-, and antibiotic-free—not to … More City Deer Make me Wish I had a Freezer Full of Venison

Dear President Obama, I Know How You Can Carry Wisconsin (and the Nation)

Dear President Obama, I know how you can carry Wisconsin: Issue your statement post-haste: it was clearly an interception, and the Packers should have won. (Badger state? Check. Add 10 electoral votes to your tally.) Then make some phone calls. Get us to a settlement already? Please? (Nation? Check. 270, all yours.) For NFL fans … More Dear President Obama, I Know How You Can Carry Wisconsin (and the Nation)