Wedded TV Bliss!!

I asked Heather “Why do you cry over a TV show that’s full of people you’ve never even met”? Heather said, “For the same reason you scream and yell when men you don’t know score a touchdown”. Touché.

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The NFL Hall of Fame Game officially kicked off the preseason portion of this year’s schedule. It is typically a sneak peek at players who are fighting for a spot on the opening day roster. So, in my opinion, the score is meaningless.

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In last night’s game, the Minnesota Vikings knocked off the Pittsburgh Steelers 14 – 3. A year from now, or even a few months from now, no one will remember the score. What fans will remember are breakthrough performances by young players. Apparently, there were none last night.

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I didn’t watch the game, although I will admit that I recorded it on my dvr. I really wanted to watch it, but I also knew that Heather would override my decision, much like replay challenges. She’s the ref. So, I’ll watch at least part of the game today.

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I’ll also be catching up on “The Bachelor in Paradise”. No, I normally wouldn’t watch any of the Bachelor or Bachelorette shows. But this year, my niece, Juelia Kinney was on “The Bachelor” and is currently on “The Bachelor in Paradise”, so I want to watch.

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I’m getting pretty tired of most of the reality TV shows, and there are more coming this fall, including a couple of Hollywood families. I couldn’t care less what these people do when they’re not working. To me, they act out because they’re on camera, so there’s enough drama to keep their fans’ attention.

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In the fall, I prefer the reality shows called Pro Football Games. You still have a lot of drama going on, clubhouse pranks that go too far, players getting arrested for domestic violence or getting in a bar fight. Guys using illegal substances or deflating footballs.

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There’s something about being emotionally invested in a team who is fighting every other team in their respective divisions for a shot at the Superbowl. The NFL and “Survivor” Are my favorite reality shows. Oh, and “The Bachelor” series, this year.

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See you tomorrow.

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