A Weekend In Detroit

I'm back from our road trip to Detroit! A few of us went for the weekend to catch the baseball game and my, what an experience we had ;) Long story short: even though we were only there for two nights, our second night was spent in a different - much nicer hotel room! A suite, to be exact, for all of us to stay in.

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(Do you remember The OC, season 1 , where they head down to Mexico and are stuck in a run-down, kind of nasty motel for the night? That was us on our first night!)

We had great weather and the baseball stadium was just a 10 minute walk from our (second!) hotel.

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Did I mention it was also their Independence Day??

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We made our way to Comerica Park, home of the Detroit Tigers!

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It was a beautiful day for a ball game!

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Jays vs. Tigers!

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Some celebrations for the fourth of July.

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And then we saw some Blue Jays players warming up!

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While we were walking to the game, we saw these guys putting on chicken suits in front of their hotel.

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And wouldn't you know it, they ended up sitting three rows in front of us.

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We knew then if they were filmed (which was likely) we might get a spot on TV.

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Even the Tigers' mascot wanted a photo with them!

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They certainly added some laughs to our section :D

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We hadn't even realized how close we were to the bullpen! I'd never been this close before: Jays pitcher RA Dickey warming up.

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And catcher Russell Martin Jr.

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It was a great day for a ball game - but the Jays were losing. Oh well. With that, Brian and I decided to walk around and scope out the rest of the ball park.

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They had such a cute little ferris wheel, in the form of baseballs!

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View from the top.

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Despite their loss, we still had a great day at the ball game and a weekend-to-remember in Detroit!

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