Monday, September 17, 2007

Hold the door, While My Butt Drags In.

Thought I'd give y'all a recap of my weekend. Not because I did anything all that exciting but because I can't really think of anything else to blog about.

I'll start with Thursday since that happened to be my only day off of work. The Amarillo Chamber of Commerce host an annual charity barbecue and cook off where for the tidy price of thirty bucks an individual can consume all the food and drink they wish. Smoked, grilled and barbecues meat is the major fare, but for those evil individuals some call vegetarians they also have jalapeno poppers, corn, cobblers and various other non essential food groups.

While at this event I spotted none other than Earl, my boss that many of you know from my Feedstore Chronicle stories. I desperately wanted to snap a pic with my cell phone for you guys but it was crowded and he slipped away before I could catch up to him. I ate too much (all meat) and drank many a Shiner Bock, did I mention the Shiner girl handing out free beer had the shortest shorts I've ever seen? Now that is what I should have taken a picture of.

Friday night I went to another high school football game. This one between The Randall Raiders and Plainview Bulldogs. I live in the Randall school district so I helped root them on to their 21-12 victory. I also caught something for my boys to take for show and tell but you'll have to check over at the awesome amalgamations site later tonight for those pics.



This is a cell phone picture snapped form my seat. Kimbrough stadium is very nice and as you can see there as a good crowd. If your eyes are good you can make out a passing freight train in the far back ground.














I took this one as I was leaving. Just to show y'all how nice the stadium is with a broader picture. Don't know if they will show up well here on blogger but there is a neat star pattern at the top. I'm no astronomer but I this picture is looking south. Of course none of that will matter if the stars are not visible.


Saturday night me and my wife went to some friends for burgers. Drank some more Shiner, played the board game Sequence and watched my beloved Nebraska Cornhuskers get beat. But on the bright side me and Rob did whoop our wives in the game, as usual I might add.


And Sunday. Went out to eat some Mexican food for my mother-in-law's birthday.

So how was your weekend?

13 comments:

Travis Erwin said...

Nope the stars didn't come through.

Blogagaard said...

Hi Travis. Thanks for visiting my blog. Did you play high school football? I was an undersized center best known for getting benched for half of my junior year for skipping practice to go see a Springsteen concert.

Katrina said...

Traivs, you missed the West Texas A & M game Saturday night? Of course they won 45 to 15, I think.
For those of you who don't live in this area, it was played in the same stadium that Travis posted a picture of. Can you believe that the college had decided it needs a new stadium to the tune of $16M? And only because they are winning now! Before Coach Carthel(who I might add is a distant relative of mine) came to WT they performed miserably AND didn't need a new stadium. Hmm--things change when they are on the winning end of the game.
I missed the Chamber of Commerce bar-b-que. Figured I couldn't eat $30 worth of food and walk away.

:P fuzzbox said...

Nuthin' quite like those Friday Night Lights. 'Cept for all you can eat barbeque and Shiner Bock served up by a hot female in a pair of short shorts. That sounds like one helluva weekend.

BTW, Thanks for poppin' in at my little joint. Nice to hear from someone just down the road a bit.

Jason said...

I grumpily say, "I haven't HAD a weekend yet. I worked through it. Grrr."

Design Goddess said...

Hey Travis! Sounds like you had a marvelous weekend!

Just thought I'd let you know I linked ya cause I'm lazy with looking up links! :)

Hope your weeks is just as swell as your weekend.

B.E. Sanderson said...

Sounds like a heck of a weekend to me. Sorry about the 'Huskers. I was rooting for them, but I guess my rooting vibes got expended earlier games. (Both my Michigan teams won, and I was flying pretty happy - but you can't blame me. My Wolverines were 0-2. :sob:).

Thanks for the awesome pics. Texas really does do football right. =oD

Bubblewench said...

If I tell about my weekend you then I'd have to kill you.... it's the code.

AaroN said...

+1 for Shiner Bock.

But no pic of the Shiner Girl's short shorts? Pathetic. :/

Charles Gramlich said...

I still remember the sensations of fall high school football games. The crowds, albeit small, the excitement in the air, the energy. You brought back some memories.

Brooke said...

I envy your food intake, I ate one stupid shrimp and got food poisoning this weekend...good times.

Tee said...

My weekend wasn't even nearly that exciting. We grocery shopped at Super Wal-Mart. Woo-hoo. LOL.

What did you get to eat at the Mexican restuarant? I want to live vicariously through you ;)

Phats said...

Hi Travis
I love board games but I have never heard of that one, what is it?

Nice stadium looks like a nice night for football as well.