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How the Super Bowl became "super"

And to think it was originally called the AFL-NFL Championship Game. Rolls right off the tongue, doesn’t it?

That was back in 1967, when the Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs faced off in what we now refer to as  211 more words


A Selfie Quest for Hotdogs; Family Fun in Beaver County

When we were together last I shared that My Jane and I were on a mission to meet our daughter, son-in-law and four year old grandson at the Pittsburgh Airport. 561 more words

Hot Dog

Images - Volume 1, Week 5

Super Bowl Sunday is just days away. This week’s images do not come from a Super Bowl, however. Yet, the subjects of the photographs are two of the biggest names in Super Bowl history that spans 49 years come Sunday. 477 more words


As the football game interrupts the commercials, which will be your favorites?

I remember when everybody loved to talk about the football game. Like way back in the third Super Bowl, before it was one big league that decided this yearly get-together deserved Roman numerals, when upstart renegade Joe Willie Namath stamped his guarantee and his and my New York Jets of the American Football League beat the big, bad and burly Baltimore Colts of the traditionalist National Football League by the score of 16-7. 353 more words


My Miserable Marathon, Part II

In 1968 I was a 9 year old head-over-heels Jets fan living just outside NYC. One sunny day I was flipping through a sports magazine and saw a picture of Joe Namath with the ring and index fingers of his right hand taped together. 968 more words

Family Friendly Humor

Chattanooga Choo Choo 1984

Here’s another obscure train movie I missed when it first came out.  The story revolves around the restoration and operation of an old steam locomotive and passenger train.  645 more words