My 40 Wins

As the appealing, amazing University of Kentucky men's basketball team prepares to play Wisconsin in tonight's semi-final NCAA game for what we hope will be a historic 40-0 season, I offer just 40 out of at least 4,000 wins I get from living in Lexington, Kentucky.

a la lucie

Abundant rainfall

Alfalfa Restaurant

Blue Moon Farm

Blue Grass Community Foundation

Caffe Marco

Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning

Day's Plumbing

Debra Hensley's Social Stimulus and (bonus) Debra Hensley State Farm Insurance

Dudley's Restaurant

Elmwood Stock Farm

FoodChain

The 4th Street Farm

Gallery Hops

Gideon Shyrock buildings and (bonus) the Blue Grass Trust and all the owners and donors who keep these treasures alive for the rest of us

Good Foods Coop

Kentucky's climate

The Kentucky Theater

Lexington Farmers Market

Lexington Public Library and (bonus) the Northside branch Digital Studio

The Living Arts and Science Center

The Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center

Magic Beans Coffee Roasters

My Fourth Wednesday book group

The Old Episcopal Burying Ground and (bonus) London Ferrill Community Garden

Paul's Foreign Auto

The Plantory

Sarah Jane Sanders

Seedleaf, Inc.

Smithtown Seafood and (bonus) easy, beautiful trips to all the other Holly Hill Inn family of restaurants

Spirit of hope and positive change

Sunrise Bakery

Third Street Stuff

Trivial Thursdays on WRFL

Tweens Nutrition and Fitness Coalition

University of Kentucky Opera Theatre

University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra

West Sixth Brewing and (bonus) the incredible array of community events that find a home there

WLXL: Low-power community FM radio, on its way

I stop arbitrarily at 40 (with a few bonuses), without touching the realms of politics and faith. It's already a winning season where I live.

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Sponsors included in this article: Alfalfa Restaurant, Debra's Social Stimulus, Elmwood Stock Farm, Good Foods Coop, Seedleaf (honoray 2015 sponsor), Smithtown Seafood

 

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