Labor Day weekend
For a mini-vacation, Bret and I joined my parents on a road trip to Green Bay for a pre-season Packer's game. We left early on Thursday morning to make the trip to Green Bay, leaving plenty of time to stop for lunch at Red Eye Brewing Co. in Wausau, Wisconsin. The beer was good, but the food probably better. All four of us only had complements on our lunch. My favorite was the curry pasta salad.... yum!
After lunch we continued on our way to Lambeau. It was cool to see the stadium almost empty. Even if it was empty, there was a cozy feeling to it. Slowly the stadium began to fill, and the teams warmed up. Bret is a big Kansas City Chiefs fan, the opposing team. It was fun to see the players warm up. One of the former Iowa quarterbacks was on the KC team, vying for a back-up quarterback position.
|Inside the stadium|
|KC warming up|
|Yep they exist, and they are UW at Green Bay students|
We had great seats - only five or six rows behind the touchdown zone - a perfect place to a Lambeau Leap up-close. Too bad all touchdowns were made at the other endzone... bummer. The Packers ended up winning the game. Bret was a good KC fan and one of few that supported the Chiefs. Generally, people were courteous to him and fellow Chiefs. The high-level of sportsmanship was good to see.
|Mom getting excited.|
|Enjoying the game. Bret was a sport and wore the cheesehead.|
|Bummer that KC won.|
|Bret, 1/4 around the world.|
|All of us enjoying the beer.|
|Bret at Leinies.|
Overall a great pre-weekend trip. More fun was to follow with the wedding of my favorite cousin on a few days later!