Thursday, April 15, 2010

It Was a Cubbie Thing

We just got back from a bus trip to Wrigley Field where the Cubs lost 8-6 to Milwaukee.

Sequoit Lodge in Antioch, Illinois, sponsored it. For $65 a person, this was a hard deal to beat, including a ticket to the upper deck, deluxe motor coach and beer and food going and coming back.

Wrigley Field has gotten extremely expensive. The tickets were $28. Had we driven, parking would have been $20-30. Beer in the ballpark is $6.75. I had six beers on the bus which would have been $40.50.

We almost didn't get the tickets as we waited until Tuesday to register to go. April can be a tricky month in the Chicagoland area. Today, the temps were in the 80s and with a strong wind (no cold in it either). That kind of wind means home runs, and we had five.

This is the first Cubs game I have seen in a very long time.

My Second Favorite Team Playing My Third Favorite. --RoadDog

Maxine says the economy is so badMcDonald's is selling the "Quarter-Ouncer."

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