I have a confession to make. I am in love with Aaron Rodgers. He is my hero. Shhh, don’t tell my dad.
Not only does Rodgers throw one heck of a ball on that moving picture window in the living room, but more times than not he makes my parents so happy. Sundays are fun days in the Schmidt household…usually involving visitors and yummy smells in the kitchen that result from the ridiculous amount of food mom makes in preparation for game day.
We all dress up in our favorite Packer fan garb and cheer on the team as best we know how. For me, this means I get a lot of extra practice giving high fives to whomever requests them, usually after they finish screaming and jumping up and down. That was one of the first tricks I learned when my parents took me in, so I have a lot of happy memories of my mom and dad (and their various pals) teaching me to “shake,” and “give paw.” Its all the same to me (especially when there are treats involved), but high fives on game day are definitely my favorite. Go Pack Go!!!
Now if only I could figure out how to catch those balls Rodgers is throwing…
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My felines are with you on that one – they love ball games. Most of all tennis, they can watch that ball go backward and forwards for ages. They even make a jump for it with their paws on the screen now and again, but have not yet learned to do the high five. P.S. don’t tell them I told you – you know how they get when they realise that a canine can do things they cannot.
Tennis! Yes! I love tennis as well! Your felines have good taste. 🙂
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Thanks for the pingback!
Go get ’em tiger!
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And so I long for football season. Only a few more months away!
How handsome do you look?!!
Thank you! I blush. 😉