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Archive for January 2nd, 2014

MSU BAND HAPPY NEW YEAR

The Michigan State University Spartans are in the Rose Bowl! Go right through for MSU. Watch the points keep growing.

I love a parade and it was spectacular to watch the MSU Marching Band march down Colorado Boulevard in the 125th Rose Bowl Parade. The majestic Clysdales have gone by. The Queen and her Court have presented their renown arm wave to the crowd. They were beautiful and I know Amy would love their sparkly gowns.

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But the unmistakable sound of the MSU Marching Band was my true head-turner. Here they come! A scramble to get in front of the TV. Tom and I are “wearing the green” today. We are ready for V I C T O R Y!  Gotta get the ham in the oven.

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The thrill of it for the college kids and families that are treating themselves to this rare life experience. I can only imagine.

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Now, I’m looking for Sparty! The announcers said he was a great representative and ambassador for what this is all about, being all over the place pre-parade time. We know he is just that. He was here in the Do-Dah Parade and Tom and I marched with him!

Sue & Sparty

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Sue & Tom - Kazoo Spartans

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We are so happy to see our team back in Pasadena after a long wait since the late 1980s. I am particularly happy for Coach Dantonio, who has identified, found and formed this winning team into being the tough competitors that they are. His challenges of heart health and the loss of his father within recent years are in the background of a man who put one foot in front of the other, and who built not only a rugged, determined team of football players, but also a man who built up within himself a stronger buttress of personal faith and built a deep pocket of trust and acceptance with God.

So, the fact that he has a successful football team comes as no great surprise to me.

Go Green! Go White!

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