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Giving

“Dad, You’re the Best!” Here are 3 ways to show him you mean it.

Let’s be real here. Most father’s will tell you that they don’t “want anything” for Father’s day. They will say something obvious like: “I just want to spend time with my family….Do something with the kids.” Here’s the truth no dad will admit: Everyone likes a gift once in awhile. With that said, dads like … Continue reading »

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Father’s Day awaits! 3 ideas to make life easier.

Let’s be real here. Most father’s will tell you that they don’t “want anything” for Father’s day. They will say something obvious like: “I just want to spend time with my family….Do something with the kids.” Here’s the truth no dad will admit: Everyone likes a gift once in awhile. With that said, dads like … Continue reading »

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3 Gift Ideas for Dad

Let’s be real here. Most father’s will tell you that they don’t “want anything” for Father’s day. They will say something obvious like: “I just want to spend time with my family….Do something with the kids.” Here’s the truth no dad will admit: Everyone likes a gift once in awhile. With that said, dads like … Continue reading »

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2 Days of life-lasting Meaning

Each year, I set about 5 attainable goals. I list them on my phone and look at them almost weekly. Sometimes I meet them, other times I don’t. As long as I meet the most important goal, I’m happy. What is my most important monthly goal? It’s to spend at least 2 days doing an … Continue reading »

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Kids and Money

Dave Ramsey is a figure I have been following for awhile. Some of his principles have served our family very well. I have read all of his books with the exception of  one. I plan on reading it, but the idea that I have not read it and yet, feel confident suggesting it, serves as a … Continue reading »

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Run Rich Run #StJude

Simple things that start “just for laughs” can turn into something of incredible value. Each year our house enjoys the good-natured humor of watching Rich Eisen run the 40 yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine.   This year, a joke became an asset as Eisen used his stride and stature to raise money for … Continue reading »

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Doing Nothing Helps Others

Once upon a time my son and I were a part of an organization called “Y Adventure Guides”. It’s run through the YMCA and it’s basically similar to Cub Scouts or Boy Scouts except that it has a Native American theme. You are part of a tribe (Winnebago. Oneida. Commanche etc). You have a tribal … Continue reading »

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What This Community is Truly About

“He couldn’t sleep all week”   If there were a sentence that captures what my vision for this community is all about, that sentence would be it.   He couldn’t sleep all week. My friend Josh said of his son Aiden 11, as we sat in the seats of Lambeau Field for the Packers / … Continue reading »

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Life’s Playbook: A Balanced Attack

It has often been said that to win in the game of football. a team must cultivate a balanced attack; Equal parts run and pass —  or close to equal.   Obviously history has shown us that extremes of either can work also; case and point: The 2010 Champion Green Bay Packers.   But to … Continue reading »

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Offer What You Are Capable Of

A few Months ago we participated in the Lombardi Run/Walk for Cancer at the Milwaukee County Zoo. It’s a great event. We’ve done it a few times now. After the walk we gathered in a reception area where the participants were welcomed by a radio personality as well as Green Bay Packers great Santana Dotson. … Continue reading »

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