Saturday, December 17, 2011

Lexington through Chicago eyes.

It's hard to capture an ENTIRE city through a handful of photos but I did my best.

Here are some of the pictures I took last week during my trip back to Kentucky.

I wanted to show what looked like "Lexington" to me, or rather, what caught my eye about the city.

Here. We. Go!

Hot Brown, anyone?

It's always nice to start things off with a good meal.

Random street art! Look at all those colors!

Quaint shops just about everywhere.

Glass bottles hanging from a tree on a sleepy Sunday morning.

Horse statues.....

.....and decorated horse sculptures!

Manhole covers are painted in bright patterns here! Love it!

And last but not least, here are my babies:

Edith Ann


And Harry (he's always getting into trouble!)

Ah, how I miss all of it.

I've only been there twice now--a total of ten days--but it already feels like home.

One day I hope it will be.....


Unknown said...

The pictures are absolutely beautiful. Especially the kitties!

JuJu said...

Make it happen Dean. You can do it!

I loved the tour of Lexington! The bottle tree inspires me to do something like that in my backyard. And, oh those kitties! LOVE

Anonymous said...

Looks like you had such a good time! Do you have more pictures to show us?

Rebecca said...

wow how beautiful thank you for sharing and your babies are too cute

Dean Grey said...


Thank you, kind sir!



Funny how regular glass bottles can be turned into something magical.



I have A TON of pictures from my time in Lexington but only showed the ones that stood out to me.



You are quite welcome!


I appreciate all of you chiming in here!


jason said...

yeay! It's lovely there.
It's better down South :)

Randuwa said...

Your picture fill me with fond memories. I remember when DeSha's had it's grand opening, happy to see it's still there, and I completely forgot about the Black Swan~ That neighborhood used to have my favorite cafe in the whole world in it, but like so many things, it went out of business years ago now... I am SO happy that you are so happy! Cheers.

Robert Guthrie said...

I love the photos and am glad your Kentucky trip was fantastic! To life! Happy holidays, btw.

Moving with Mitchell said...

You make Lexington look and sound like an amazing place to be!

And the pics of the kids really make me miss our cats!

Anonymous said...

Those are some lovely pictures!!

Just passing by to wish you a Merry Christmas. :)

Dean Grey said...





Randy, I'm curious how much has changed since you last lived there. Or rather, if you'd think the changes are good or bad.



Happy Holidays back at ya!



I was never a cat person until I met his "babies"!



Merry Christmas to you as well!


Thanks to everyone for stopping by!


n.lea. said...

i love the kitty cat photos the best but that is because if i could, id be the crazy cat lady.


Dean Grey said...


Nothing wrong with that, nikki!