Day Four...The Big Game
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Sunday morning felt like RUSH week at the start of a new school year for incoming fraternity recruits! Rush, rush, rushâ€¦.
For starters, we still hadnâ€™t made our poster sign for the game, let alone come up with something to write on it. But somehow things all fell into place. The sign was made, Mel decided on what she was going to wear, our Goose was safely disguised in a water bottle, and we were off to the Edward Jones Dome around 9:30 AM. We decided to walk instead of fighting the traffic in the car. And Mel wanted to see some of downtown, anyway. On the walk to the game we passed by Cardinalâ€™s Bush Stadium, the
Once we were at the Edward Jones Dome, Mel was almost out of control! She was in her elementâ€¦Rams signs everywhere. We stopped and visited a few Rams tailgaters, ate a hotdog at one of the stands, and then stood in line at the domeâ€¦surrounded by countless numbers of Dallas Cowboy jerseys. The gates were to open at 10:30, and at 10:20 I noticed a sign stating that no beverages or food was allowed inside. I had suspected this all along but couldnâ€™t remember for sure since it had been about 4 years since I was last at a Rams game.
Soâ€¦.we had to finish off our 24 oz. of Goose in 10 minutes! Did we do it??? Of course we did! I thought Melanie was out of control beforeâ€¦not only was she adamant about being a Rams fan, but now she was letting everyone know it!!! Yep, we were both feeling pretty good by the time we arrived at our seats. My boss gave me a pair of tickets (one of our companyâ€™s clients is Edward Jones) on the front row, right by the end zone and the tunnel where the Cowboys come out. We were up close and personal with the likes of Jerry Jones, Tony Romo, and T.O. But we were also, once again, surrounded by
Speaking of plays, the Rams made almost all of them.
Iâ€™m leaving so many details out, but Melanieâ€™s blog is sure to include them all. After the game it was funny how all those