Sailing the Seas of Cheese

The Postgame Post Mortem: The Why Yes, They Do Still Suck Edition

The Postgame Post Mortem: The Why Yes, They Do Still Suck Edition

You know what? I feel short-changed for a very brief Bears week. Not enough days to tell my assistant at work her team sucks dead toads through a straw. Not enough time to mock the gimpy Urlacher Fathead that got sacked by a QB and has... read more »

 

Getting to the Big Game: Driving Tips If You Are on the Western Side of the State

Getting to the Big Game: Driving Tips If You Are on the Western Side of the State

For various reasons, I seem to have found myself crossing the state to drive to Green Bay a lot in the past month. Let me just preface this by saying it has been the first time I’ve had to turn the Garmin on to get advice to drive... read more »

 

The Postgame Post Mortem: Butts on a Platter Edition

The Postgame Post Mortem: Butts on a Platter Edition

The Packers are the sole owners of the NFC North basement. Wow, haven’t had the unfortune to say that in a long time. It’s been three hours and not a single road that didn’t have a detour on the way home and I am officially... read more »

 

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: You Too Can Decipher Funny Sounding Football Injuries

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: You Too Can Decipher Funny Sounding Football Injuries

The first official Packers injury report came out today. It’s time to attempt to decipher the nebulous McCarthyisms. Some make sense, that is when he is actually connecting the injury to the body part. BJ Raji and his sprained ankle need... read more »

 

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: Calling All General Manager Wannabes!

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: Calling All General Manager Wannabes!

Fantasy Football…some times you win, some times you lose, and sometimes you are in a league that is as corrupt as a small, South American nation complete with a megalomaniac dictator. No, I’m not pointing fingers or anything.... read more »

 

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: You Reap What You Sow

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: You Reap What You Sow

“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” – John Dalberg-Acton , 1st Baron of Acton The sanctions meted out to Penn State are a little over twelve hours old and the apologists and pundits... read more »

 

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: May No Act of Ours Bring Shame

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: May No Act of Ours Bring Shame

  May no act of ours bring shame, To one heart that loves thy name. May our lives but swell thy fame, Dear old State, dear old State — Penn State Alma Mater , Third Stanza   There are some times when what I do... read more »

 

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: Playing Chicken with a Train

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: Playing Chicken with a Train

“The hard part about playing chicken is knowin’ when to flinch.” –Capt. Bart Mancuso, The Hunt for Red October We all have that one, irritating family member. You know, the crazy drunk uncle, obnoxious blustering... read more »

 

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: Much Ado About Nothing

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: Much Ado About Nothing

Mark Murphy said # packers want to retire Favre’s number in a year or two when it is meaningful to 4 –Lori Nickel, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel May 17, 2012 That sound you heard was my head hitting my desk.... read more »

 

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: Life After Football

Sailing the Seas of Cheese: Life After Football

photo credit: Mike Roemer “Terrible thing, to live in fear. Brooks Hatlen knew it. Knew it all too well. All I want is to be back where things make sense. Where I won’t have to be afraid all the time.” ... read more »