Blue (Bell) Christmas
It’s a regional day! The Cadets are rehearsing in San Antonio, Texas today after another great performance in Houston last night. The temperature backed down just a little yesterday for a high of 97 instead of 100+, but it was still plenty hot on the turf during rehearsal. The Cadets awoke at 8:00 a.m., loaded the buses and headed three miles down the road to the stadium for the day.
Not only was the Blue Bell Ice Cream Factory tempting the corps from right across the street; the Blue Bell Leisure Pool shared a parking lot with the stadium, complete with water slides and plenty of colorful fountains. By Eat, Pack, Load, both desires were fulfilled. George allowed the members a little time at the pool after an early ensemble, so they could cool down and relax before the show. A couple of volunteers had spoken with the folks at Blue Bell, and they donated 300 ice cream sandwiches to The Cadets at dinner.
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