Monday, January 6, 2014

snapshots from the 2014 rose bowl

ran into sparty. nbd. 

i started off the year with a bang: attending the 2014 rose bowl with my dad. this was the trip of a lifetime; memories i will cherish forever and ever and ever. my dad and i are die hard spartans and everything about this football season was just magical. i'm still riding on the happiness high from the win and the trip - in fact, this happiness high is making my lack of running less irritating - so yay! haha 

here are some pictures and moments from the past week!

i bought a lot of swag. the santa hat and rose here
are just a couple of things i came home with!

of course we went to disneyland. it was CRAZY!
i will never go to disney during that time frame ever again.
too much for me :P

smiling pretty at the nye party

my dad ran into kirk cousins, now nfl quarterback.
of course, this all happened while i was trying to be
"good" and run on the treadmill... 

enjoying the lovely weather at the pre-game tailgate. it was hot!

the rose parade was awesome. and i don't even like parades!

the team singing the fight song with the band & students
post-victory - a spartan tradition.

happy spartans :)

my attempt at a panoramic shot

the rose bowl is an incredibly neat football venue

savoring the victory with family friends


  1. YAY for being able to see your team play in the Rose Bowl and double YAY for getting in a visit to Disneyland (you know i'm a disney fan). I had to chuckle because while you were on the treadmill it looks like your nfl player there was having an ice cream with all the toppings!

    1. I know, right? I thought to myself: Of course, when I'm trying to be healthy on vacation, thats when my dad meets one of my favorite Spartans! But oh well. :) It was a special moment for him and I'm glad I didn't hold him back from it!

  2. What a fun trip! And I think your attempt at a panoramic shot is great! I absolutely love football stadiums. There is something so grand, yet so incredibly…cozy about them at the same time!

    1. Aren't they amazing? I have to admit, I was a little overwhelmed at the Rose Bowl because its SO huge and the logistics of getting into the stadium, bathrooms, etc aren't amazing... but it was still just a beautiful place to be! You still have to get me to a SEC game!!


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