Weekend Away

20131103-094749.jpg

Well over the past month or so I feel like life has been flying by.  Between crazy work schedules (mostly me) and extra activities that we enjoy we have hardly been home and/or seen each other.  I hate when the only time we get to see each other is quick over the supper table and then as we are crashing into bed at night.

Now the month of November has hit and we can breathe a HUGE sigh of relief that our schedules have finally slowed down!!  Thursday night after trick-or-treating had ended we were watching tv/doing homework, Andrew said, “I think this is the first time we have relaxed together in I don’t know since August!” The sad part is he is right 😦

So we decided it was a great time for a weekend get-away!!  We got ourselves packed up Thursday night  Friday morning, so we could take off after work on Friday.  Our luxurious destination was………….

 

20131103-094910.jpg

 

Manhattan, Kansas home of the Kansas State Wildcats.  We headed down here with a few other friends; Nate and Janine; Nate went to college at K-State so he was our tour guide :), and Fletcher who is also an ISU graduate with Andrew.

We drove down Friday night so we could be there in plenty of time for kickoff at 2:30.  They call this game “Farmaggedon” because both colleges are agriculture colleges.  When we pulled into our tailgating spot Janine and I laughed because it legitimately felt like we were tailgating on the farm.

20131103-202524.jpg

 

It was a perfect day for football, sunny, warm (for fall) and great company.  Nate got us great seats for the game, I just wish it was a better game.  Everyone in Manhattan was great!! Very welcoming and super nice to us, we didn’t feel like the “enemy” at all 🙂

Oh well we will always be loyal fans and it was fun to travel and see another big 12 school’s stadium.

20131103-202537.jpg

The outside view of the whole stadium

20131103-202550.jpg

 

 

 

 

View from our seats with Iowa State in the end zone.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s