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Hey everyone!  Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  I sure did.  It was the first Thanksgiving for my husband and I as a married couple and the first we would not be spending with our families, but we did it right.  We I made honey ham, sweet potato casserole, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, cheese grits, rolls and 2 pumpkin pies!  See:

Our spread!

And yes, we will be eating leftovers for the next month!  It was a nice relaxing day of cooking (for me), video games (for my husband because I’m such an awesome wife and never asked him to help) and football watching (unfortunately that involved watching our Aggies get beat by t.u. 😦  But it was a good end to a 118 year rivalry).

Our dogs feasted too!

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Saw… Mike’s legs off?!?

(Sorry LSU fans, it’s the only SEC mascot’s name I know.)

Fightin' Texas Aggie Band

“Saw Varsity’s horns off…”

These words are an integral part of Texas A&M’s War Hymn (aka fight song; see below) and yet now, it looks like they’ll be useless.  With the exception of six seasons, Texas A&M has played Texas in football every year since 1894!  We have been in the Big 12 since it’s inception and have one of the longest running rivalries in college football.  And now we seem to be throwing that all away.  For what?!  Possibly some better recruits, more money, more tv time?!  Great, let the entire country see us get crushed by teams that we are not good enough to compete with.  The Big 12 is a good conference and we couldn’t win there, so let’s put ourselves in an even better conference and throw away all hopes for a winning season, great, thanks. Continue reading