talk derby to me!

In honor of the Run for the Roses, a photo-heavy, text-light throwback post to the hot sick mess that was Senior Derby. Here's to the fastest/most exciting two minutes in sports, crockpot mimosas, inappropriate bus drivers, and grilled cheese and tacos having fights! 

pounding crockpot mimosas on the bus

pounding crockpot mimosas on the bus

getting sloppy in the stadium parking lot

getting sloppy in the stadium parking lot

bes fraaaan (post crockpot mimosas, pre bonding with Lyle)

bes fraaaan (post crockpot mimosas, pre bonding with Lyle)

free Mike's for "naming" "all" the "Top Gun characters" (including "Kodiak." Riiiiight.)

free Mike's for "naming" "all" the "Top Gun characters" (including "Kodiak." Riiiiight.)

first julep!

first julep!

RIP Inflatable Derby Kitten.

RIP Inflatable Derby Kitten.

sneaking in mimosas in pill bottles: advil dust pre-emptively cured the hangover maybe?

sneaking in mimosas in pill bottles: advil dust pre-emptively cured the hangover maybe?

Derby mom!

Derby mom!

Derby bead makeout challenge? Came, saw, conquered. 

Derby bead makeout challenge? Came, saw, conquered. 

long live the BP Babes

long live the BP Babes

the thirty seconds in which I actually paid attention

the thirty seconds in which I actually paid attention

get your hot face outta my face.

get your hot face outta my face.

bffs do Dirty Derby (bus driver life story not included)

bffs do Dirty Derby (bus driver life story not included)

jacket swag

jacket swag

helmet swag

helmet swag

hat swag

hat swag

...horse skeleton hat swag?

...horse skeleton hat swag?

desperately seeking grilled cheese and tacos

desperately seeking grilled cheese and tacos

Ah, Derby. Took a few weeks off my life, probably is the reason I bombed my econ final that Monday, but so worth it. Thanks for the memories, see ya eventually Churchill Downs :)