Thursday, May 19, 2011

Anatomy of My First Cubs Game

Find street parking and then take the bus
the rest of the way, while enjoying
the amazing homes in Wrigleyville.

Arrive early for 25% discount on Chicago
dogs and to get our free Cubbies cereal bowls.

Yup, it is my first cubs game. Check out
the roof top bleachers. Creative homeowners
making a lot of money.

Settle in for a great game

 while learning the names of the players.

Enjoy a beautiful sunset

that turned into a huge and beautiful
thunder and lightning display.

Staying dry

for a 90 minute rain delay

and a fantastic "keep the field dry" production.

The Cubs were first up after the game started
again . . . and scored 6 runs. (Sorry, no pictures of me yelling very loudly.)

Final score ~ 11 to 3

Go Mariners, I mean Cubs!


  1. How fun for you Glenda, looks like your first Cubs game was a hit even despite the rain delay. Great photos of all of you. Have a wonderful weekend.


  2. Love it! So glad I got to be there for your first game. :)

  3. Best place in the world to watch a baseball game! So glad you all got to experience it together.

  4. Loved the pictures! Looks like a happy family!

    A thunder and lightening show at a ball game can be very exciting! We were at a Phillies game once...was so hot at the beginning of the game, then a fierce storm can through, lightening everywhere...after the storm the temp dropped so drastically we froze the rest of the game....that was one for the memory bank!!

    Have a great day!

  5. Looks like your first visit was a success! You are official Chicago residents now! My husband and son are at a Phillies game right now...probably sitting through a rain delay.

    Looking forward to more adventures in your new home town.

  6. Glad you had fun! My husband and I loved going to that field. It has such character! (it rained on us, too!)

    Thanks for stopping by my blog earlier and your sweet comment.

  7. How fun! What a great adventure! Have a wonderful weekend! Angie xo

  8. That looks like fun! I bet my hubby would love going to Wrigley Field.
    Thanks for stopping by my blog, and leaving a comment. If you visit again, please become a follower.

  9. my 1st experience @ a ball game wasn't so great...think i'd rather watch it on TV - at least one can see the action! :)

  10. I love going to baseball games. Last time we went to see the Dodgers in San Diego and it was a blast. We ordered 20 hot dogs because my entire family was there!
    Lila Ferraro

  11. Oh how fun...from this baseball playing family, that would be a memory maker.
    I think you catch the experience well.

  12. Hi Glenda...thanks for visiting my blog. Looks like you had a blast at this game. My son lives in Old Town and tries to get to Wrigley whenever he can. Honestly though we are Tiger fans through and through! I'm a new follower...Happy Weekend. ~Ann

  13. It looks like you had a great time. I love watching baseball games.

  14. Hello Glenda, cheguei até aqui através do blog sweet as a candy.
    Me encantei com seu perfil principalmente por professarmos a mesma fé, isso é fabuloso; parece como reencontrar uma irmã perdida no mundo, há muitos anos.
    TEnho certeza de que passeando pelas páginas desse blog, aprenderei muito mais com suas histórias de vida e experiências.
    Deus te abençõe hoje e sempre

  15. What a fantastic family outing Glenda! Rain or shine, it looks like you all had a great time. Now that I have seen that hotdog, I fear I will be thinking about it all day long. I used to love the hotdogs at Fenway Park in Boston...nothing like it anywhere else :) Go Red Sox!

    Jeanne xxx

  16. The underlying themes of this post are profound really. The example of entering in to where you are now in a Phil 3:13 spirit, the together in fun of your family and the delight of nature having a call in the game...all very well portrayed. But did you really eat one of those "things" you pictured? Well once in a while...right?

    Thanks for your visit on "bread" I am wondering if you read my essay on writepurpose? I worked on it hard enough that I am unabashed about needing it to get read....and I don't know if 2nd blogs show up to folks?

  17. Looks like you had the perfedtr day despite the weather!

  18. Wow that looks so fun! I'm going to have to come out to Chicago sometime (my sister in law lives there, but traveling with 2 small kids isn't easy!). Thanks for visiting Yummy Mummy! I hope you'll be back soon :) I'm looking forward to reading more of your blog.

  19. What a great outing!! I used to be a huge baseball fan but have not watched in years ~ of course my team was the Toronto Blue Jays and I will never forget the first time I watched at the SkyDome ~ it was a memorable evening for sure. So glad you enjoyed yourself.

  20. Great food, seat, a lightning display, and rain – This was quite a memorable first game for you! But in spite of it all, I’m glad that you had a blast! This looks like you’ll be in for the next game/season. And maybe you can wear your favorite team uniform as a sign of support. What do you think?

    Linnie Dimmitt @ Uniforms Express


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