Headed to the hallowed ground.

Well, a few football buddies and I will be headed up to “God’s Country.”

The place? The team?

How about the most sacred turf in all the land.
The home of the most storied franchise in all of professional football.
One of the birthplaces of the NFL.
Where 12 Championships have come home.
Only team to win three straight titles (having done it twice).
The site of John Madden’s lovefest (not really).

                                             I’m talking about this place.
lambeau field pic.jpg                        LAMBEAU %$*#in’ FIELD, BABY!!

I have to say…if you have never been to Lambeau Field, you have never seen football like it was meant to be. 
Of course, I’m extremely biased…having grown up minutes from the hallowed grounds. 
I usually attend 3-4 games a season.  Only 2 this season :'(

I have attended probably 50 games at Lambeau over the years…it never gets old.
Words cannot explain how it feels to walk into Lambeau Field.
It’s probably like walking into old Yankee Stadium or Fenway Park. 
The history, the smells, the fans…it’s a place you most definitely have to see before you die.  Football fan or not.  Packers fan or not.

It has been a disappointing season for my Pack. 
A 5-10 record going in to this must-win game against the winless Lions.
Yeah, I said must-win.
How would you like playing under that kind of pressure? 

The way I look at it-either way, I’m going to witness history.
The Packers are either going to send the Lions to the first 0-16 season in history
OR
the Packers will go down as the team that prevented the Lions from finishing as the only 0-16 team in history.

I shall blog about my latest Lambeau trek upon my return.
Until then…only 50 days until pitchers and catchers report!!

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10 Comments

Happy – Have a wonderful time at the game! My team, the Pats, have a must win game this weekend also! I’ll cheer on Green Bay if you’ll cheer on my Pats! Enjoy!

Julia
http://werbiefitz.mlblogs.com/

I know just what you mean, it kind of a pain in the ash to park and get to your seat at Mile High stadium, but once your inside and the fans start stomping up and down in their seats, the whole stadium gets rocking. There is nothing like it in the world..Have fun Happy…D
http://baseballsnatcher.mlblogs.com/

Looks like a fabulous place to watch a game, Happy. Enjoy yourself and may your team!

http://janeheller.mlblogs.com

Oops. Left off the last word. Should read: May your team WIN.

Happy,
I hope you and your family have had a great Holiday. Enjoy your game at Lambeau! Can’t wait until catchers and pitchers report!
-Elizabeth
http://redsoxgirl46.mlblogs.com

Nice pic of lambeau it’s definetely on the list of places to catch a game before I die!
tom
http://rockymountainway.mlblogs.com

Julia…
I cheered for your Pats, so it wasn’t my fault!!

D…
football rules, man.

Jane…
they won!!

Elizabeth…
I’m countin’ down the days!

Rockymountainway…
nice blog!! Thanks for stopping by.

You saw a historic win! The Lions fought for it though. Lambeau is one of those stadiums. If I ever told my friends I went there, not being from the area, they would be ‘big time’ jealous. Hope it was a blast.
http://homerfoodandhistory.mlblogs.com/

I was honestly rooting for the Lions. No team and no professional athletes should ever have to go through something like that.
http://theconsumptionof.mlblogs.com

Jeremy…
indeed it was. You have to see a game here!!

Joey…
lalalalalalalalalalalalalalal
I didn’t hear that!!
But, I do understand where you are coming from.
I think they make enough $ to make up for it, though :)

“Happy”

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