Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Steamboat Springs Part II

After a long and eventful evening with Xander, we needed some R&R. So we went hiking - to Fish Creek Falls. After that, we took the gondola up to the top of Mt. Werner for brunch. The food was excellent and the views were sweet. =)

Monday, August 25, 2008

Steamboat Springs Part I

We decided to head up to Steamboat Springs for Rochelle's birthday. I wanted to tweak the route in to include Rocky Mountain National Park, and I'm so glad we did! The park was absolutely beautiful. We stopped many times along the way to get some small hikes in when Xander was feeling up to it. He did really well and we eventually made it to our hotel and chilled. Here's some pictures from the first part of the trip:

As we approached the continental divide we encountered a large herd of Rocky Mountain elk. With so many people pulled over to watch them, all we could manage was this drive-by (shaky cam) capture:

Friday, August 15, 2008

First rain

Today was the first day that it's rained since we moved here (thunderstorms don't count). It was actually down into the 60s, but it felt good. Rochelle finished her orientation and started her real job tonight at the hospital. Deb stayed with us for about 10 days, it was nice having her out here with us. When you coming back? ;) Not much else to report, here are a few videos mom took of Xander and his cousins Jacoby and Boaz.