Friday, November 14, 2008

More Than the Grass is Blue


Self Portrait at Rupp
Originally uploaded by Darrell
(Lexington, KY) - My varying enterprises have brought me to Lexington, Kentucky where I visited legendary Rupp Arena for the first time. Expectations are always high for the University of Kentucky basketball team, so imagine the shock the Wildcat faithful are feeling after their beloved team lost its season opener to Virginia Military Institute.
The fans were bloodthirsty as the 'Cats fell behind by more than 20 points. Conversely, they were borderline orgasmic when Kentucky stormed back to take a second half lead. They were crestfallen as the plucky VMI crew took the lead back and kept it.
It was a thrill to see basketball"s big-time, even in November. I'm here for a football game, actually, but basketball was a welcome bonus to the experience.
It's supposed to snow on Saturday and I'm excited about the prospect. I don't get to see much snow. Lexington is beautiful and it wouldn't be so bad to be stuck here for an extra day.
It dawned on me that I have not been to the state of Kentucky before today, so I'd better check out the bluegrass before it's covered in a blanket of white.

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1 comment:

Chuckles said...

Okay Daddy D... with all this sports travel and you having a "day job" with the big Willy-K... I can only come to this conclusion: You've been CLONED!!

Dude...do you work Part-time at WK?
If not... ask Big Jim if I can come work there as Ass't Minister of Local Health Propaganda & Party Planner!!

With all your multiple appearances in different gigs.... I swear I saw you as a Barista when I was in Dubrovnik, Croatia last week.

Daddy-D....the Energizer Bunny of part-time Sportscaster Gigs!!