Saturday, May 1, 2010

and they're off!


pretty hat: check
Kentucky Colonel mint: check
bourbon: check
stop to get bet tickets: check
pick up barbecue: check


simple syrup for Mint Juleps and baked cheesy grits:
Mom in charge

May Day?

heck, in our world it's Derby Day!!!!

We've chosen our horses and are ready to eat, drink and be merry Kentucky style!

5 comments:

Sir Hook of Warrick aka "David K Wells" said...

Cardinal Hat: Check
Kentucky Colonel Certificate: Check
Bourbon: Pass
Bet: Check
Mexican: Check

Favorite names in the field:
American Lion
Dean's Kitten (we'll be having freakin' kittens if it wins)
Ice Box
Line of David (long shot, but what a name!)
Lookin at Lucky
Paddy O'Prado (might win if there's a Guinness at the finish line!)

Sir Hook from the Line of David and an American Lion of Warrick

Lady Suzanne of Greenbriar said...

a few mint juleps...lots of mutton, grits and Derby pie...winning the $1 pot and Sir B sharing the big pot with brother Greg...great day had by all...pictures of us all in hats may appear...

Anonymous said...

Yay SuuuZZZZZ!!! Hats are Good!! Looking forward to them.... Hope the Boys bought you a blanket of roses tooo.

Sir D

Sir Hook of Warrick aka "David K Wells" said...

To quote Rodney Dangerfield's character when talking to Judge Stone in Caddy Shack, "Nice Hat!"

Sir Hook the Hoofless and Hatless of Warrick

Anonymous said...

Hey Suzzzz Looking Good!!!

Love the Titfer { that's Brit Cockney Rhyming slang for hat..."TitforTat" }

You even beat the bottle of Bourbon for cute-ness,(with its tiny titfer,)

Sir D