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[29 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

For the past eight years I have wanted to attend the Florida St. at Florida game over Thanksgiving weekend. My wife’s family lives in The Villages, FL which is about a 75-minute drive from Gainesville, FL. However, logistics have caused me not to attend the game. We did not visit her family for Thanksgiving in 2001 and 2007. In 2003, we flew back to Chicago on Saturday during the game. In 2005, we hung out as a family and chose to go to Universal Studios for dinner and the Orlando …

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[25 Oct 2008 | No Comment | ]

With Gainesville, FL under a 90 minute drive from my in-law’s home, I drove up to watch Florida host Kentucky this afternoon. The game started at 12:30 pm which was the perfect time based on our “family plans” for the day. I arrived at the University of Florida a few minutes after noon. As with most college campuses there is no official parking lot. Thus, I found a house to park at for $10 and walked to the stadium.
Obtaining TicketsAs I walked to the stadium, I noticed that many fans …