And then that other event that has brought fans from all over to participate in what has become not just a football game, but what Bob Schiefer from Face the Nation today called something akin to Thanksgiving in its ability to bring people together.
And it's just eight miles from our house.
Excuse the pun, but, admittedly, we don't have a dog in the hunt since neither our Miami Dolphins nor the St. Louis Rams are in the fray. But we have been treated to non-stop coverage on radio and TV and it is just around the corner.
Having nothing better to do, however, Dogdad decided that this weekend was the weekend we would lose our winter coats. How weird is that ? Because, clearly, you can see that we saw our shadows and winter is not yet over!
Not even here.
So Jake, whom do you think we should root for????