Friday, August 5, 2011

Football Season Approacheth

Summer is officially winding down. Miss E.’s day-camp ends today and then she has one week of “freedom” before first grade. We ordered her a new backpack last night – her one from kindergarten is apparently too small. At least this one will get her through a few more years. I told her she better like purple and green for a while, because I’m not buying an L.L. Bean backpack every year. Those things last forever anyway, so that’s good.

Little Man is wrapping up his time in the 3-to-4-year-old room and will be moving to Pre-K in about a week. Where has the time gone??


So, even though we’ll likely have this super-hot weather for the next several weeks, I’m looking forward to what fall has to bring, especially college football. Woo hoo! I’m trying to line up at least one excursion to Lexington for a fun day of tailgating and football with friends. I get almost giddy thinking about a big spread of food, drinks, skipping around campus and cheering on my Wildcats. I know my UK and SEC friends join me in the excitement of the season. Bring it on!

Hubby and I at a UK game in year's past. My freshman dorm is in the background. Ah, memories of living in a matchbox with a view.

I made him wear that sweatshirt. Hubby grew up a University of Louisville (blech) fan, but I'm quick to remind him that not only did he earn his master's at UK, but he's married to me. Therefore, Blue rules in our house.

And, for Hubby and many of his brethren, there’s much excitement (and a huge sigh of relief) that there will be an NFL season as well.


Because, my gosh, what were they going to do with themselves on Monday nights and Sunday afternoons?? The chicken wing industry was in great peril as well, so I'm sure BW3s and other chains like that are quite relieved that the season will go on.

Are you looking forward to football season?

TGIF, my friends. I’m planning to drop head first on the sofa once I get home this evening. It’s been a long week and I’m tuckered out. Hope you have a good one – talk to you soon!
Images from someecards, Kentucky.com and property of jmw-aplacetodwell.blogspot.com

8 comments:

Kerr said...

I am so glad to hear you make your husband wear blue! Red is just not acceptable :)

brohammas said...

Am I looking forward to Football???
Perhaps you missed what I wrote on the subject...
http://brohammas.wordpress.com/2011/07/21/football-can-save-the-world/

JMW said...

Kerr, I had to convert him to the better side. No red - unacceptable indeed.

Brohmmas, dropped by your blog to read your football post. Great entry! Yep, more than ready for football season - and the cooler weather that comes with it! (Not COLD mind you; crisp, fall sweater-weather.)

Ella said...

Yes, as a matter of fact, I am looking forward to what we call "fotboll" with my daughters teams.... but I know that you call that soccer. But the ice hockey season is almost here and thanks to you I can also follow the "wild cats" when you write about them!

About Last Weekend said...

Love the photo of you! Also how much you love your team, really fun! My son has just started training for football High School. Had a lot of reservations about injuries, but it's an incredible workout.

helen tilston said...

I am not a football fan but know it is a great sport and brings lots of enjoyment. I enjoy hockey, live, not on TV.
However, I promise I will share in your enthusiasm for your college team
Helen

Tiffany from HOLIDAY said...

20 years ago I was carrying an LL Bean backpack in high school. I am so happy to hear these are still "in"! Hard to believe a new school year is on the horizon. Hope you had a nice weekend! xo

Let The Tide Pull Your Dreams Ashore said...

What a great photo of you and your sweetie! xx