Bleeding Red

uteEven though I am a graduate of the University of Utah, I didn’t start attending football games regularly (or probably ever) until I met Mr. S. I’ve always preferred baseball to football. The warm weather, the atmosphere of a ballpark, the hotdogs, and singing “Take me out to the Ballgame” always suited me much better. I am still a huge baseball fan, but have found a little room in my heart for some football as well. Mr. S loves football and so being married to him means that I love football. Since Mr. S is a student we have been able to take advantage of the cheaper MUSS season tickets and attend just about every home game during the past 2 seasons. It’s become a fun thing for us to do as a couple and now I look forward to bringing our future children to games. And yes, thanks to the Oregon game I now understand what happens in a 2-point conversion.

Part of the reason for my dislike of football is games in the cold. I hate being cold when I know that I could be in the warm confines of my own house watching the game on tv. So it was with some hesitation that I bundled up, snow pants and all, to attend the TCU game with Mr. S last Thursday. The game was a blackout game, which means everyone, including the players were wearing black. Mr. S even bought me a new black beanie and matching scarfs to keep us warm.DSC00293

Thanks to all my preparation, and the hot cocoa we managed to sneak in, I was quite cozy. And to top it off, the Utes beat TCU to remain undefeated…10-0!

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2 Responses to “Bleeding Red”

  1. Alison  on November 13th, 2008

    You guys are adorable. Hopefully I’ll actually get to meet Matt soon!

  2. Kristin and Steve  on November 13th, 2008

    Seriously…Darling. I love you. Can I have your autograph. GLad you are so happy. You deserve it. Relish it, enjoy it.

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