S: Kentucky Family Road Trip 2010
FC: Kentucky Trip 2010
1: Highlights: Keeneland!! Games with the Ditsch Family, Tailgating at the UK game, the Bourbon Trail, Downtown Lexington for Mint Juleps, Horseback Riding, Bonfire, going to Church with the family, and lots and lots of laughter!
2: So it begins! The Girls, a Dog, a Minivan, and yes, A CD player. Lou Lee, Chonga, L$, Ms. America, and Sweetness.
3: Lucy was our mascot, and we drove through several states, & through York, Alabama. Best Name for a City EVER!
4: VIPs on our own special golf cart escort up to Keeneland | Hey Keeneland! Here Comes The Girls!
5: Horses, Sunshine, & Smiles | Decisions! Decisions! My Butt's on Fire wins again! | VIPS on our special golf cart escort up to Keeneland
6: Chonga! | Ponies! | Chonga, L$, and Ms. America | The Racetrack | Lou Lee and the Sweetness
7: Keeneland was founded in 1936 in Lexington, KY. It is a Flat/Thoroughbred Race Course. Notable Races include the Blue Grass Stakes, The Ashland Stakes, and Turf Mile Stakes, and The Breeder's Futurity.
8: The Keeneland Clock
9: THE PERFECT DAY | .
10: Good Times People! Good Times!
12: Beautiful Smiles | A Great Day | Happy are we.
13: A Sweet Trio | Sweetness | Pretties! | Chonga & Peach$
14: Cupcake flew into Lexington, we all celebrated L$'s birthday with the Ditsch family. We played games, and laughed a lot.
15: Family Time...Back to the Basics.
17: The next day, we hit the Bourbon Trail & went to some distilleries to see how the magic all begins and did some taste-testing of the finest bourbon Kentucky has to offer. Four Roses Distillery started our trail off right!
18: We learned about the distilling process, & we also learned where the name Four Roses originated. It was the response to a marriage proposal. | Four roses were worn on the corsage of the founder's fiance' when she showed up to a ball, it was how she said yes to his proposal.
20: We passed the Old Taylor Distillery Company | and the Old Crow Distillery | Woodbridge Reserve distillery won the prize for the best porch | It had great rocking chairs!
21: The Sweetness | Beautiful group of girls | Big Smiles | Time to Relax
22: Our Next Stop was to go tailgate for the UK game with the awesome Ditsch family | We were on the UK campus, Peach's Alma Mater
23: We had good food | We played fun games | With Great People
24: Erin Sweetness O'Connell | Amy Lou Lee | Jonnie Chonga Honse | Ms America York
25: Mom and Dad Ditsch, and Nanny too! | "This is a good day." | My heart is thankful. | Peach $ Buttercup has the BEST Family!
26: We went frolicking through the UK campus. | The leaves were changing. The colors were gorgeous.
28: These pictures are hilarious!
29: Sweetness's face steals the cake on this one!
33: We then went downtown to have a mint Julep and see the sites.
34: L$ charmed the bartender into making our mint juleps. Apparently they are pretty much only drank for the Derby. | There were decorated race horses all over downtown. They were splendid.
35: Finally, the mint julep. Totally worth the charming, L$.
36: The next day we all went horseback riding. All of us! Even Chonga. | Erin Sweetness and Peach $ Buttercup were the most seasoned riders, and it was fun to watch them ride.
37: Lauren's dad took such good care of us.
38: Saddle Up!!
40: Cupcake means business!
41: L$ is a natural. | Sweetness shows how its done.
42: A nice display of equestrian skills. | These boots were made for walking. | Fear Conquered.
44: Just ridin' | Giddy up!
46: These are happy girls. I know, I know, Chonga looks like she is sadly leaving the motherland, but really, she is happy!
47: It was perfect night for a bonfire with amazing people, and a nice way to wind up such a great day. | Marshmallow roasting professionals. | Here is Peach$ Buttercup, before she wasted 23 matches trying to get the fire started.