Richard Bong Museum Is The Bomb

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I love this place in Superior, a terrific museum the celebrates our Wisconsin veterans, especially WWII Ace Of Aces Richard Bong (born in Poplar).  We did a segment on him in the original cut of the film that sadly was cut, but it will see life elsewhere.  And we hope to do a screening in … Continue reading

Brett Favre Forever A Packers Hall Of Famer

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After all those years of never getting to see Brett Favre at Lambeau Field, I was determined to be at his induction into the Green Bay Packers Hall Of Fame (and number retirement).  Thanks to my pal Steve “The Owner” Tate for getting me a ticket (it was sold out months ago).  I would have … Continue reading

My Uncle Was A Badass

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In honor of all of those who have served our country on this Veteran’s Day, I’d like to honor those in my family who have served, in particular my Uncle Forest, who was a real badass as can be seen by his numerous medals in the photo below.  My father also served (pictured here with … Continue reading

Waukesha School Renamed For Music Icon Les Paul

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Only fitting, considering he was and will always be the Wizard Of Waukesha.

Wisconsin’s Flying Trees, No Really!

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From a fellow Cheesehead comes Wisconsin’s Flying Trees During WWII.  I know it’s been out for a while, but it’s a really interesting look at a unique piece of Wisconsin history, and more proof to our tradition of military service.  Check it out at AMAZON or on Kindle. *** ***

Mayor to Unveil New Street Sign in Honor of Donald Driver

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Here’s the press release from the City of Green Bay regarding a street named after Donald Driver… * * * http://greenbaywi.gov/donalddriverway \ The public is invited to join Green Bay Packers’ all-time leading receiver and “Dancing with the Stars” champion Donald Driver and Green Bay Mayor Jim Schmitt at the unveiling of the new Donald … Continue reading

Donald Drive #80 – A Packer Forever – Love You, Man

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It’s impossible not to love Donald Driver, for his talent, his giving to the community, and his big smile.  And let’s not forget that whole “Dancing With The Stars” thing.  We’re gonna miss you Donald, but you will always be loved by Cheesehead Nation for everything that you stand for.  You will be a Packer … Continue reading

The Badgers Keep Paul Bunyan’s Axe For 2012

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Wisconsin retained Paul Bunyan’s Axe for the 9th straight year, topping Border Battle rival Minnesota 38-13. UWBadgers.com’s Patrick Herb gives a rundown of the action and caught up with seniors Montee Ball and Brendan Kelly to get their thoughts on the win.  Published on Oct 20, 2012 by WisconsinAthletics * * * * * *

In The Midst Of Tranquility – Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin (Studio)

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In the third and final posting about our visit to Taliesin, this is were much of the brilliance revealed itself as substative, Frank Lloyd Wright’s architectural studio.  We know a bit about studios, having worked in them for two decades, but never one quite so comforting as this one, but we totally understand the need … Continue reading

In The Midst Of Tranquility – Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin (Interiors)

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As a follow up to yesterday’s Taliesin posting that included exterior shots, today we are revealing some terrific shots of the interior rooms of the Taliesin estate.  There’s really no need to explain any of it (as if we really could, you really have to be there to get it), so we’ll let the photos … Continue reading

In The Midst Of Tranquility – Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin (Exteriors)

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With the blessing of the Frank Lloyd Wright foundation, we had the distinct pleasure of visting and filming at Taliesin back in August that included a splendid sit down interview with Wright historian Karen Murphy.  Fascinated as we have always been about Wright’s architectural brilliance, we had no idea that what we were entering that … Continue reading

The Lombardi Legacy: Dave Robinson & Royce Boyles

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To honor the Green Bay Packers still undefeated 12 and 0 record, we thought we’d dig into a bit of the Packers past for this posting…  We had the great fortune of running into “The Lombardi Legacy” and “The Lombardi Impact” authors Dave Robinson, former Packers “Lombardi Era” legendary linebacker, and Royce Boyles during a … Continue reading