It’s that time of year…Superbowl time! Superbowl XLV: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Green Bay Packers. Some people are happy, others are sad, some people really do not care who plays because no matter what there are Superbowl parties to go to, and if your favorite team isn’t playing there is no disappointment for which team this year wins or loses.
Personally, I have no ties to either the Steelers or the Packers. What I do know is plenty of people do have ties, and we will certainly be seeing a lot of black, yellow, and green everywhere we go for the next few weeks. Check out your neighborhoods – see how people are decorating their houses for the big game. While you may not live in Green Bay or Pittsburgh, there are definitely fans everywhere! I guarantee you will see some Green Bay Packers Inflatable Mascots somewhere outside. And certainly, at someone’s house you will see a Pittsburgh Steelers Wall Clock behind the bar in the rec room.
What’s great about the Superbowl is the togetherness. Everyone gets together to watch the game. For some, it’s to actually watch the game. For others, it’s purely social. For others, it’s an obligation as a significant other to go and wear a team’s colors that you may not care much about, but you support your honey. For the kids, it could be about the game itself, or “watching” the game just like dad, or playing their own game of football outside, while the Superbowl football game is played on the television. Some people (like me) love the food. Superbowl party food is great! Pizza, wings, nachos, beer, soda, chips and dip – it’s a great reason to “cheat” on your diet.
Whatever the plan, Superbowl Sunday is a great day. What is your favorite way to watch the Superbowl? What is your plan for the Packers and Steelers game? More importantly, who are you going to cheer-on on Superbowl Sunday, Pittsburgh or Green Bay?