Live and Learn

Thanks for all the wedding picture love!  I think our photographer was pretty fantastic!  (And Tamara, the photographer had scouted out the magical light bench earlier that day-it’s impressive, huh?)

Marrying someone who loves sports has been a learning experience.

I’ve learned that someone who on a normal day can barely drag themselves out of bed at 8 am will be up, bright eyed and raring to go if there’s a game on.

I’ve learned words like “offsides” and “holding”.

(Not what they mean, mind you, just to smile and nod when I hear them)

I have also learned that once football season starts, if I want my husband’s attention on the weekend, my best bet is cooking something delicious.

So with Sports Center as background music, I start doing things like this
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Which gets his attention enough for him to pause.  And then smell these coming out of the oven
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Because he’s so wrapped up in football, he doesn’t know what’s coming until he sits down to this
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(Seriously.  He told me he thought he was just getting country gravy-no meat-on biscuits.  He about died with the sausage and eggs.  And that biscuit recipe is possibly the best ever.  Ever ever.)

And I’ve learned if I fill him up on delicious things he’ll then happily eat fruit
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But this past weekend I also learned something totally new.

Because the Chiefs were playing.  And I guess they’re pretty terrible.  So you can’t find them on normal TV.  Which means to see the game you have to go to a sports bar.

The game started at like 10 am.

So after mass we went to this
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Oh sweet lord.

Those tiny looking tvs on the bottom?  Normal, decent sized TVs.  That big screen?  At least 10 feet tall.

And while in college I distinctly remember some people judging when I would come to class with Sparks in my coffee cup, I learned if you’re at a sports bar, this is ok to do at 10:30 am
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Clearly if I’d simply watched more sports in college, I would’ve had less of a reputation for being a drunk.

Live and learn.

And I learned it’s also ok to order things like this for breakfast
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Know what else I learned?

If you have blood sugar issues, beer and onion rings are a terrible terrible choice for breakfast.

Live and learn friends, live and learn.

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6 responses to “Live and Learn

  1. Ugh, I hate most sports. Sports bars are always so annoying, personal choice, but I just don’t like the yelling every couple of minutes. Eek! Glad I don’t have a husband that likes sports. I did have a roommate that did though. Every weekend there was a game. It was *his* TV so I can’t complain, but still. All the freakin’ time.

  2. I haven’t tried to feed my sweetie fruit after giving him something delicious. I have learned that he will eat carrots if the incentive to get to the meat is strong enough 😀

  3. lol. from church to the bar…love it.

    i would never cook anything on a sunday only because im too glued to the tv. offsides is when the defense moves into the neutral zone before the ball is snapped. holding is….well holding a guy by actually hooking your arm across his chest or neck.

    you probably really didnt care that i just explained it…i love google.

  4. Omg the hubs likes the cheifs?! That’s glenn’s fave team too! Haha they are lame ! Omg I love biscuits and gravy! Gah ! And I can’t believe u got him to eat fruit!

  5. Mmmmm, beer and onion rings … come to mama!!!!

  6. I have ZERO interest in sports. Why watch other people have fun, when I want to have fun myself? I get jealous of seeing these players running around and I wanna run around, too, not sit down and watch them hump each other.

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