Like the legendary Ice Bowl 44 years ago (, the Green Bay Packers squeaked by the Detroit Lions today, to make their season record 15-1.

I was at the Ice Bowl with my grandfather, in the same seats behind the home bench I hold today. He was in his late 60s, and I was a 24-year-old Army lieutenant on leave. During the game it hit 16 degrees below zero, or a wind chill of 57 below. My grandfather, a Green Bay pharmacist, had been one of the 200 local businessmen who originally financed the team in 1923, Thanks to him, I hold 1,000 voting shares of the Packer’s stock, and have his original 1923 stock certificate framed along with my own.

Go Pack, to the Super Bowl again!