Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Cotton Bowl 2012

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I’m finally settling down from the Cotton Bowl.

For Christmas, in lieu of gifts, Ronny and I had the opportunity to go to the Cotton Bowl. Our K-State friend in Seward, Dustin, invited us to go with him and his dad – they had everything set up so why not!

We left Thursday morning, picked up Dustin’s dad in Salina, KS, then headed south to Fort Worth, TX. That evening, we had a great time in the Stockyards listening to Texas Country music and and met up with many K-Staters we knew.
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The next day, we headed back down to the Stockyards to check out some of the historic sites.
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We ate a great big lunch at Coopers Ole Time BBQ to fill up before heading to the game.
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At Cowboys Stadium. It was ginormous – there were 80,956 people attending the game!
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Inside the stadium was just as impressive – yet it was frustrating that they partitioned off the stadium so that us – sitting in the west endzone – couldn’t get to my sister sitting in the east endzone. But we saw her on the screen four times – she was a rockstar!
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The view from our seats:
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I found one of my besties, Patricia!
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Congrats on a good season, Cats! Thanks for giving us the opportunity to attend a bowl game and cheer on K-State!
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