A trip back to State College is always special. We visit familiar sites. Eat familiar foods. Catch up with family and friends. Enjoy the tailgating. And cheer on the Nittany Lions. This time was all of that and more. We had the added pleasure of hosting friends and acting as ambassadors – and we loved it. Continue reading Happy Valley Hospitality!
The Whiteout. Most people who follow the sport will tell you that it’s the absolute best atmosphere in college football – maybe all sports. The visual of 110,000+ fans, the vast majority wearing white, is simply awesome. I’ve been to other Whiteouts. Even Blackouts and Stripeouts, but throw in pregame fireworks, white pompoms for all, perfect football weather and a battle between two Top 10 … Continue reading Top 10 Matchup in a Whiteout!
I’ve heard it from multiple people. Oh, those Ohio State fans. “They’re nasty”. “Be careful”. “They’re rude”. We were prepared for it all. To our surprise, our experience with the Buckeye fans couldn’t have been any more different. With Penn State on a roll over the past year, we decided to make a somewhat last-minute trip to see Penn State take on Ohio State. Columbus … Continue reading Blackout in the ‘Shoe
It took me a while to write this because I wasn’t sure if it was an anomaly or if there was really something special about this win. After two more convincing B1G wins, I have to believe it was the latter. Sure, there are still three games to play, but the Lions look like they might have turned the corner and back where they belong … Continue reading PENN STATEment Win!
Is it too early to start thinking about College Football? As my Fiesta Bowl ticket renewal package came in the mail, I starting thinking more about the game I love. I’ve already mapped out Penn State’s schedule. It’s going to be difficult for me to get to a game this year – even with my daughter moving to idyllic State College as an incoming freshman. … Continue reading #Wandering Weekends – Week 1 of the College Football Season!
I had the privilege of hosting my brother Wayne, sister Peg and brother-in-law Dave, for a quick trip to the desert recently. It’s been a while since they visited so we were looking forward to catching up. After their arrival late Saturday afternoon, we hung out at the house to catch the Penn State vs Ohio State game on TV. The odds-makers didn’t give the Lions … Continue reading Wandering with Family!