Today was a big day around here. It was the long-awaited BCS Bowl in which Bama got the chance to prove that they deserve to be called number one. Before Christmas I spotted a houndstooth nail kit that Nelson said I just had to buy.
It was definitely more than my average nail job which is normally nothing because no matter what I do, they look terrible by day two. But the box promised the look would last 10 days and it was the championship and all so I did it. I have to say that I kind of like it. I mean it works with all my Bama stuff. What do you think?
I proudly showed off my nails to the boys in the car yesterday afternoon. They were duly impressed. "Those are so cool Mama!" Max said in genuine awe. "You look just like an elephant."
Not exactly the look or the compliment I was going for, but under the circumstances (and his elephant mascot outfit) I said thank you and moved on.
Among our friends, we Bama fanatics are a minority and as luck would have it, the majority of other fanatics we're surrounded by are LSU fans. Needless to say the last few LSU/Bama match-ups have ended in having our house rolled, beaded and Mardi-Gras'd up. It's not been pretty.
But tonight, oh tonight was our game. It was beautiful for those of us who cheer for the Crimson Tide. And we, well, we did no damage to anyone's yard. We are Bama fans after all (and we do not claim that idiot who killed the Auburn tree).
But I did post the following picture on my Facebook page with the comment, "14...that's all I'm sayin'..."