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It's a long trip alone

Posted on: April 22, 2008 5:05 pm

Hi all- Sorry I've been away so long...I had several personal issues to deal with regarding my immediate family and now I'm back.

Well, the draft is nearly here and I'm sure the Big Cheezes of the Packers front office are busy scurrying about making moves... I can see it now... Ted Thompson reclined in one of those black padded spinny chairs with his hands folded behind his head and his elbows pointing out wearing shorts that reveal his white legs and crisp white socks that come midway up his legs and beige sandals propped up on a long oval table with some his people sitting on either sides. Perhaps Mike McCarthy adorns the other end, also in socks [moderately shorter] and sandals, but his are burried beneath the overhang of the table and his elbows are resting on it, a black, clicky pen with a finger from his left hand on one end and his right on the other... ... ... ... ... Yeah... ... ... ...

I'm sure Aaron Rodgers is anxiously awaiting draft day... because it finally means that the Packers won't be drafting a different QB to replace Brett Favre.

I'm sure the sun is shining down on Holmgren Way and Brett Favre Pass... Lombardi Avenue too. The breeze is blowing leaves across the parking lot reminding us that even without NUMBER FOUR in town, football season does come again.

I'm sure I'm not the only Packers fan who feels an emptiness in my heart... this time of year is no different. Brett isn't normally around WI during these times... no he's somewhere... nowhere... in Mississippi riding his tractor... But somehow I feel that in the heart of every Packers fan there is a knowledge, a fear, a dread-- this time, come September-- Brett Favre won't be here. He'll never be here again. It won't be... "starting at Quarterback, #4, Brett Favre!!"... never...ever...again.

And though the sorrow I feel every day hurts more and more, I can remember that no matter what happens, there will always be another season. Even if it means Brett won't be will be played, games won and lost, and the legend of a little town called Green Bay, WI will continue to grow...

Category: NFL

Since: Aug 21, 2006
Posted on: April 28, 2008 9:23 am

It's a long trip alone

Thanks Coach Bill... my brother is doing well... not sure right now exactly when he'll get back but he's doing well right now. Thanks so much for asking.

Since: Dec 20, 2006
Posted on: April 23, 2008 11:29 am

It's a long trip alone

Hi Hoopsgirl. Hope all is well with your family - your brother also. When does he get back to the states for good? Hopefully sooner rather than later.

Hey, I heard there was a possibility of Brett Favre doing TV broadcasts. Have you heard anything about that? He could definitely be the next Boomer Esiason or Troy Aikman doing commentary. He's got the cred to make it happen, that's for sure. If it does, you just might be able to keep seeing him every week. He's a good guy, and I know that wherever he winds up, he'll do just fine.


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