Fate, fealty and my father

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I pulled a handwritten note and a crisp newspaper clip out of a basement bin last night and learned a little more about fate, fealty and my father.

Recently, my brother let us know that the Cincinnati Enquirer had named our dad, Ron Kostelnik, to the all-time University of Cincinnati all-star football team. He’s a first team selection from a 125-year old football program, one of only three selected from his era.

That he played for the Bearcats at all remains somewhat astonishing given the random path he took. Dad did not step onto a football field until his sophomore year in high school and then only because then head coach Jim Cook spotted him in a mandatory gym class.

Cook drove all the way to Colver to sit down with my dad and his parents and patiently convinced them that “Butch” should give football a go. Grandma remained…

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Welcome to Molly B and Me! This is a blog written by a 50-year-old mother of four with help and recipe contributions from her 16-year-old youngest daughter. Follow us as we struggle with our six-foot by 2-foot garden that has never really grown anything but turnips. We like to spin a yarn, but we can't knit at all. We're pretty good cooks, which works out well because we like to eat. We're avid sports fans and we especially enjoy football. We'll introduce you to our neighbors, including Connie the Cookie Lady and Macy the three-legged dog. Check back for recipes and tips.

Posted on August 30, 2013, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Old or new I so enjoy your blogs. Keep them coming.

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