I was never a fan of the television series, but as Princess enters high school this year, I’m suddenly understanding the importance of football. Even if I don’t have any kids playing the sport.
She’s in marching band and has to be at every home game at 5:15. Plus every morning early before school, Tuesdays after school, Thursday evenings, and the occasional Sat rehearsal once contest season arrives. For *band*.
The game doesn’t start until 7. Maybe as the season goes on, we won’t feel obligated to be there every night, but for the first game, we felt like we all needed to be there. So we sat through an entire football game, after standing in line at Subway for nearly 40 mins for dinner, to hear the band play 5 mins over halftime. *rolls eyes* Then of course she was late leaving the band room, so it was almost 10:30 before we got home.
An entire Friday evening lost to high school football and we don’t know a single player.
On the bright side, the home team won. And using my iPhone, I was able to write another 1300 words on the PNR, bringing my total so far to 8K.