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What State Are These Authors From?

I’ve spoken before of the “Grand Ole Lady” (the Lake County Courthouse), resplendent with the striking brick red facade (love this building!), but probably not The John Dillinger Museum, a focus of the 1930’s with Dillinger memorabilia enclosed within the building in Crown Point. 279 more words

Freaky Friday Features

Friday Philosophy...Muscle

Since mine are loudly protesting every move I make today, this seemed an apt topic for this week’s Friday Philosophy.

“I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi… 111 more words

New Normal

Lions' checkered past in Green Bay got its start in 1962

The football helmet flew across the Lions locker room. It missed its intended target by mere inches.

“Who called that play?!” Lions defenders demanded to know. 749 more words


Blazing Saddles (1974, Mel Brooks)

Maybe the first two-thirds of Blazing Saddles are really funny, getting great performances out of lead Cleavon Little, his sidekick Gene Wilder and especially Harvey Korman’s villain. 474 more words


Jerry Kramer Talks About the 1962 Green Bay Packers

Under the leadership of head coach Vince Lombardi, the Green Bay Packers won five NFL championships in seven years in the 1960s, which includes the first two Super Bowl games. 2,018 more words