Sunday, September 9, 2012

It’s Hard to be an Aggie Fan

Other than being SO. VERY. DISAPPOINTED. by the second half spaz of the Aggies yesterday, we had a good trip to College Station to our first game of the season. 

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This was also our first game as members of the SEC and our first game as season ticket holders.  I so badly wish it was our first WIN of the season and first SEC win as well, but that just didn’t happen.  Watching a collapse like that felt all too familiar and put a bit of a damper on the day.  In an effort to accentuate the positive parts of the day, we had some great football weather, a safe trip to College Station and back, we saw some friends, and the A&M players managed to avoid all those “injuries” that the Florida players experienced.  Maybe they ran out of Gatorade?!  

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And, as always, we won halftime!

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The flyover is always fun, and with our seats on the third deck, we were very close to the action ;)

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Before the game we got to see the newly renovated Memorial Student Center (MSC) that just re-opened.  It looked great!  It felt familiar but updated and vastly improved.  As we walked across campus to the game, we caught ourselves starting so many sentences with “[w]ell when I was here…”    It is always fun to reminisce about the place where we met and have so many great memories. 

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Aggieland is just a special place.  I guess that is why we’ll continue making the trip to College Station and keep on rooting for the Ags even when they spaz!   For now, I am going with the theory that the Ags just needed to get their first-game jitters out and will be a smidge more prepared for the next big game.  We will be there – sweating and yelling and hoping for a win. 

This morning we did our last little bit of mourning about this game and drowned our sorrows in some blueberry pancakes.  What a tasty way to start what has turned out to be a great Sunday. 

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Austin was in RARE form this morning at church.  I think the syrup combined with the two cups of coffee at home and one at church was a little much for him.  He did the announcements in our Sunday school class and was even more energetic and wild than usual.  Sometimes all I can do is shake my head, laugh, enjoy the show, and be thankful for the fun life the Lord has given me!   

5 comments:

  1. You are so lucky to have such a great husband! Of course, he is extremely lucky to have you as well! Even though the end result was a loss, it looks like Saturday was a fun day!

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  2. hahaaha....I love that you wrote he was in rare form. You are adorable.

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    1. Oh gosh, he was like a hyper little boy all day! It was so entertaining.

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  3. I've only been a former student for a year and three months and I still catch myself saying, "when I was here..."! I can't believe how fast campus and College Station in general changes! And I have yet to see the new MSC - definitely a bad Aggie!

    Hoping our game this weekend goes better! Gig 'Em :)

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    1. Totally agree - there were so many new restaurants on University on our way in, I couldn't believe it! Surely we can handle SMU this weekend :)

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