On this day when we honor our fallen heroes, I’ve made an executive decision – no Packers talk today. Just a heartfelt thank you to all who have served our country, especially those who made the ultimate sacrifice. We honor your memory every day, not just today.
Here’s a video worth watching. Only six minutes of your life…
Green Bay Packer defensive lineman Ryan Pickett recently joined the hosts of CheesheadRadio to talk about football, his charitable endeavors, “his “grizzled veteran” status at 33 yrs old, and his outlook on life in general. It’s a fascinating interview that gives you a unique look inside the mind of this huge man with a heart of gold.
Find out more out Ryan’s Charitable foundation, Team 79, at theryanpickettfoundation.com, and get the full details about his Celebrity Golf Tournament coming up at Barona Creek Golf Club in Lakeside, CA.
Here’s some info on Ryan’s Golf Tournament: Read more...(309 words + 3 images, estimated 1:14 mins reading time)
Green Bay Packers Defensive End, Ryan Pickett, has invited his Packer’s teammates and greats along with other celebrity friends including: Donald Driver, Greg Jennings, Clay Matthews, Sterling Sharpe and many more!
“Sandy, the aurora is rising behind us.
The pier lights our carnival life forever…
- Bruce Springsteen
There was no aurora rising behind Hurricane Sandy and I, rather it was merely a dark gloomy sky, darker than I had ever seen in my neighborhood. There were no porch lights or street lights interrupting the view of the NJ sky. There was also not a star to be seen, just cloudy eerie darkness…
The power went out at 7:15PM on Monday. My wife and mother-in-law (who we had convinced to stay with us to ride out the storm) were most disappointed that they would be missing Dancing With the Stars. What can I say?
It was my good fortune to have purchased a generator a few weeks earlier. Not because I was Nostradamus and had foreseen this storm coming, it’s just something I’ve always wanted to have for cases of emergency, tailgating, outdoor activities, etc. After hurricane Irene, I promised myself I would buy one, yet it took more than a year before I finally did so.
The weekend before Sandy’s arrival was spent in preparation. After having brought in all the deck furniture and anything else that could have become a flying projectile, I cracked open the still-in-the-box generator, did some minor assembly, prepared the engine and fired it up. Everything worked great, so I filled up the tank and went out and bought another five gallons of what would unbeknownst to me soon become like gold in NJ – gasoline. Read more...(1390 words + 3 images, estimated 5:34 mins reading time)
Clay Matthews wants to see what you’ve got, Packers fans. Teaming up with Gillette and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America, the Claymaker wants you to photograph yourself doing your best “Predator Pose” impression.
For every such picture posted to Gillette’s Facebook page, they will contribute $1 to the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.
Rocky is a young man with Cerebral Palsy who is a big sports fan, participates in wheelchair sports but most of all, is a HUGE Packers fan. His has a “Packers Wheelchair” and seems to epitomize our slogan here of “All Packers All the Time.
Rocky will be attending the Packers’ preseason game against the Browns on August 16th and his DREAM is to get some time on the field to meet some of the players. If anyone can help to make this happen or knows who to contact at the Packers’ Organization, please let us know. You can email me at: jersey al gbp @ gmail.com (no spaces) or email them directly at packers 4 rocky @gmail.com (no spaces).