This past weekend brought around a lot of fun times with friends!
It all began with our local university's homecoming parade. It's a tradition of my friend Jane and I to attend, so we always mark our calendars ahead of time for the parade! We are all alumni of the university as well, so it's fun to see the homecoming parade year after year!
First, Jason and I had dinner at a local Mexican restaurant. We always split the Mexican nachos which are delicious!
We also like to stake out a spot for the parade near the University President's home because that's where the judges sit and there aren't a ton of people around. Those in the parade make sure to put on their best showing for the judges, too!
We also get a ton of candy here but shhhh...don' tell our secret!
This year, a little excitement was thrown into the mix. One of the
bigger floats threw a bunch of confetti off their float towards the
judges area. All of a sudden, we saw a streak of green fire coming out of one
of the transformer boxes followed by a loud sound of electricity
buzzing. The lights around us went out and lots of people in the judges
stands jumped up and began running away. It all happened so fast, it took a second to
put two and two together!
A few minutes later, I saw an empty confetti cannon tube on the ground. Apparently the float people popped the cannon right into/near a generator and made it short out. No one was hurt, thankfully...it just scared the mess out of a bunch of people! The lights also came back on within minutes which surprised me!
My love and I at the parade!
Jane and I! Her gender reveal party is the one I blogged about yesterday! :)
I wasn't able to go for a run on Saturday because I took the week off from running. My knee (IT Band) bothered me a bit during/after the Gulf Coast Half, so I decided to give it a week of rest. Actually, it was kind of nice to sleep in on Saturday morning! :)
Someone else enjoyed sleeping in on Saturday morning...and napping later!
On Saturday night, my friend Kim and I met up for dinner and the McNeese Homecoming game. My crunch lettuce with ranch dressing craving returned, so I ordered a salad from McAlisters and it was really good!
We had awesome seats for the game because my dad was out of town and let us have his season tickets!
It was a little rainy but we were prepared with our ponchos! Best part? McNeese won the game! YAY!
On Sunday morning, I went to church then attended my friend's gender reveal, then went back to church to work the coffee shop! Despite the rainy weather ALL day long, it was a fun day! :)
I caught someone else enjoying my Snoogle for an afternoon nap on Sunday! These dogs are so funny!
I hope you had a great weekend, too!
What was the best thing that happened to you this past weekend?
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