A lot of my favorite things

OK, sometimes I only give you a few links to things I’m loving lately. But I’m feeling generous this time. So feel free to waste time on every single one of these for the next, oh, three days. There’s a lot to go through. Here are some of my favorite things these days: This isContinue reading “A lot of my favorite things”

Wherein I am either the worst chaperone or the best one

I don’t remember the first time I decided I wanted a tattoo, but I know it’s been at least about 7 or 8 years now. The first time I remember even coming close to following through with wanting to get one was on Spring Break in college with some of my sorority sisters. Yes IContinue reading “Wherein I am either the worst chaperone or the best one”

Why it’s completely worth it

I might get hypothermia on Saturday. I might get frostbite. I might scream an expletive in front of either children or news cameras. And while I probably will regret it immediately afterwards, when I can’t feel any part of my body, after I thaw I’ll remember why I decided to jump into freezing cold water.Continue reading “Why it’s completely worth it”

The best day

It’s my favorite day all year. My family and several of my friends get together the first Saturday in May for betting, eating, drinking, cigar smoking, cornhole playing, volleyballing, chilling and yelling at the television once every hour. It’s the Kentucky Derby and I love every second of it. The weeks leading up to itContinue reading “The best day”

You don’t even KNOW

It won’t be long now. Until what, you ask? Until my absolute favorite time of year and the time that makes me proud to be a Kentuckian, especially a Louisvillian and I get super-competitive and lose a lot of money. OK so the competitive thing is kind of a lie. I’m always competitive. To theContinue reading “You don’t even KNOW”

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…

The other day I made my Facebook status say “anyone who calls Christmas the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ has obviously never lived in Louisville or experienced Derby season.” Truer words have never been spoken, seriously. I have lived here the majority of my life and the first Saturday in May has always beenContinue reading “It’s the most wonderful time of the year…”