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Ties To a College Town

If you're not from Texas, or haven't driven cross-country through Texas...
You probably have no idea where Lubbock is.

Lubbock was my home for five years (I took a semester off and double majored, okay??!) and I detested the town for four of those years.  Then one day, it dawned on me that I actually had fallen in love with Lubbock.  I don't know how it happened, but it sure did.

Probably making a whole lotta friends and memories there has something to do with it, along with the realization of how far I've come as a person in the last ten years since college....the west Texas town holds a special place in my heart.

And whenever I visit, I have a huge sense of nostalgia wash over me, which tries to convince me that I need to live there again.
Well played, Lubbock.

Unfortunately, we missed my favorite part...all the pre-game festivities that give me the chills.  I really wanted to the girls to see the Masked Rider jet out on his black horse or to smile at the Goin' Band high-knee it across the field, but it was still a great time...and thankfully, we pulled out a win.
(Thanks for the tickets, J.P. and Dena!)

After the game, we walked around campus a bit and took the obligatory Will Rogers picture.  Guns Up!

Lubbock is flat and windy and sometimes stinky...

But I sure do love the people, the university, home-town feel it exudes...
And most of all, I love the memories it holds for me and Blake.


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  1. Football games and all the pre-game festivities are SO fun! Such cute photos...looks like you guys had a great time :)

    The Other Side of Gray

  2. As a fellow red raider I adore this post! Guns up!!



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