Thursday, August 30, 2012

Postponed Birthday Plans

Well the plan was to check another item off of my 30 before 30 list by watching the Texas A&M Aggie football team play Louisiana Tech in Shreveport, Louisiana for my birthday today.

Sadly, due to Hurricane Isaac the officials have decided to postpone the game to October 13.  Better to be safe than sorry!

It appears that my birthday and the state of Louisiana just do not seem to get along! In 2008 we tried to celebrate my birthday in New Orleans before being evacuated for Hurricane Gustav after a short 16 hour trip.

Since the game was the main reason we were making the drive to Shreveport this weekend, we decided to nix those plans and just chill out at home. Thankfully the hubs is going to take me out to dinner so my birthday won't be a total wash.

In related news, my mom's co-worker Anita surprised me with a very sweet welcome to the SEC basket!

The card even plays the Aggie War Hymm!  Other fun items in the bowl (which will be great for chips or popcorn while watching the game) included wine, chocolates, cocktail napkins, maroon and white popcorn, car magnets and a very useful reusable bag.

This just made my day and got me so excited for college football season to kick off!

Are you an avid sports watching fan?


  1. Ah, I'm so jealous of that basket! I'm SO excited for college football season, and I wish we could go to a game this year SO BADLY! I'm determined that next year we will get tickets and go see at least one game at Kyle Field!

    1. I miss games at Kyle Field! I need to take Chris to one to be able to experience it!

  2. What a sweet gift! Sorry about your birthday plans. :(

  3. What up, fellow Virgo!!! That's a lot of Texas A & M stuff. I like to watch sports and my most favorite is starting, NFL football! I used to like college sports a lot more, but I've been losing my taste for it lately. I also think that's part of the fact that it's just not big in the Northeast. They are building a brand new arena that will host an NBA team just a few short blocks away from me. That should be interesting. Will you get a chance to go to the Oct. 13 game? Enjoy your birthday!

  4. Happy birthday! So sorry to hear your b-day plans have to be postponed. But so sweet of your mom's co-worker to send you that basket!

  5. HAPPY BIRTHDAY LAUREN! :-) I'm sorry your plans were postponed, but I'm sure you and Chris had a wonderful night.

  6. Happy Birthday! I'm a Razorback fan and can not wait until the season starts. I also welcome you to the SEC!