I was hungry and tired and almost back to Fannin when I spotted a tent set up on the north side of La Concha, complete with a Direct TV satellite dish. Why would anyone want to tailgate so far away from the stadium? Turns out this tent belongs to some of the guys who hawk beer inside the stadium during the game. They hang out here before the game and after the game. And just like the folks in the Platinum lot, they welcome all comers. After all, Texas does mean friendly.
The YouTube video I shot proves that this grandma needs to work harder on her social media skills. Tailgating on La Concha is the end of the video I thought I was shooting. Sorry, guys. I'll try to look you up another time and remember to push the red dot on the Smartphone to actually capture the video.
I finally made it home at about 10:30 a.m. I walked in the front door and headed straight for the kitchen. After a breakfast of juice, eggs, and toast, all I could think of was a nap. I'm a grandma (actually Grams), I'm 71 as of last October 13, I'm entitled to a nap. But what about my tailgating ticket? Didn't I owe it to my new best friends to head back to the Platinum parking lot?
Naptime won. I woke up in time to see Jason Allen intercept a Jaguar pass in the 4th quarter. The Texans won 24-14. Here are some NFL highlights in case you slept through the game like I did.
I hope my new best friends in the Platinum lot will let me tailgate with them next Sunday when the Texans play the Browns. I'll make sure I get a good night's sleep first.