august 15, 2015

“Remember that your natural state is joy.” ~ Wayne Dyer     I met Annie Bassoni at the Woodland Art Fair today. I had so much fun, and ran into so many people I love. It really did my heart good to hug all their necks. My favorite photo of the day, however, has got to be this little girl asking Bangaly Savané for ice cream. Or maybe she was

april 10, 2015

“The spirit of a man is constructed out of his choices.” ~ Irvin D. Yalom     If you live in Lexington, or you’ve followed the outhouse since the beginning, then you likely remember Mamadou Savané (right), owner of Sav’s Grill and West African Cuisine near UK’s campus. You might also recall last year when he suffered a kitchen accident that burned a good portion of his body. His son, Bangaly (left), then only

july 10, 2013

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” ~ Lao Tzu Stacy Yelton, Crystal Heis, Jen Bartlett, and Deirdre Scaggs went along for a celebratory lunch at one of my favorite places, Sav’s West African Grill (you might remember him from an earlier post). For dessert, we popped across the street to his new venture; Sav’s Chill. While Sav runs the Grill, his