Monday, September 29, 2008

Football

I hate drunk people. I hate watching sports. I hate drunk people watching sports. Why did I go watch a football game full of loud, obnoxious, sweaty people Saturday? Because I love my husband.

Actually it wasn't so bad. I don't really watch college football that much. Even though I say I hate it(because I kinda do), it's just kind of a habit. I went to a high school where football and basketball were a religion. So I watched many of my class mates who I had cheered for, raised money for, sold candy to for years go on to big name universities and play on tv. Only one made it to the NFL for about 5 minutes but still, it was a big deal. Plus it's something my husband and I can do together, me usually doing my nails or reading a book for at least 3 quarters of the game. Yeah, it's only fun when you're a cheerleader and you get to wear a cute little outfit.

Speaking of cheerleading, I have to admit something. Mind you, I was not nor did I pretend to be an airhead in school. I graduated 17th in my class of almost 500 seniors. With honors. And all my classes were advance, a couple of them college level that I got college credit for ok? BUT, for the most part, when it came to football, I really did not know what the hell was going on. I just did the cheers I was told and waved my little pompoms and that was it. I really didn't figure out football until my last year and even then I still didn't understand all those rules. Touchdown, touch backs, quarterbacks, running backs- I didn't know and didn't really care. Those were my classmates and that's all I cared.

6 comments:

thailandchani said...

Must admit... I don't know a thing about it! I steer very clear of the gladiator mentality of it all - so consequently will probably always be totally ignorant.


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MsLittlePea said...

Yeah. You have a good point about the gladiator mentality. It can symbolizes a few dark parts in our culture- bigger, stronger, better, push everyone down and out of your way to get what you want.....


I prefer it to boxing though.

super des said...

I know enough about it to follow the game & know what's going on, and Jay will explain anything that needs it. This of course while he's watching the game & I'm on the internet or beading or whatever. But I try to pay attention because I know it's something he enjoys so he'll enjoy it MORE if I'm there too, right?
:)


ps-my word verification is "mgoohky." ha ha.

MsLittlePea said...

Make a sentence out of it....I'll go first:

I tripped in front of everyone at work so for the rest of the day, I was feeling pretty mgoohky.

Mariposa said...

My brother tried many times to make me understand football, and he has failed many times...

Whiskeymarie said...

I'm lucky in that I married a fellow football-hater.
Now HOCKEY, that's another story...