I have cobbled together plans with a few friends to devote next weekend to the Kentucky Derby and its attendant pleasures, necessitating the following:
1) proper Kentucky Derby hats
3) finding some way to get Derby tickets
Leaving aside #3 to a friend who may be able to call in a Lexington connection, I'm suddenly scrambling for a hat. A hat in the vein of:
This type of thing seems to sell for upwards of $300, but I'm betting that with a trip to a craft store, a hot glue gun, some heavy thread, and a bag full of fake birds, I can give those southern belles a run for their money. What better way to purposefully ignore my upcoming accounting midterm than by sequestering myself in our apartment with a gigantic bag of craft supplies and endless Diet Cokes?