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... then walked to the post office to get our new phone covers (exciting right!!). On the way back we sat on the big rocks by the river and just enjoyed the sun and the views....in the afternoon we headed to the gym to check it out and ended up signing up as it's the most reasonably prices place around.
Thursday - I took Darren for his first ever proper gym session!!! I was pretty excited to get my hands on the ...
... with a few parts that you have to be on the highway but mainly on the trail. We think it would make a pretty nice bike ride....if only we had bikes.
I cooked dinner whilst Darren drew then we did Laundry here for the first time...we are on the 2nd floor and the Laundry is 2 floors down so not too far. We also made a quick trip to get some playing cards as we still had no WIFI...the evening was spent betting M&M's on games of Rummy. Kind of nice not to have technology ...
... the coffee shop being pretty unique too. We had lunch at the coffee shop called 'Sticky Fingers Cafe' and it was so tasty!!
Darren had a coffee with a BBQ pulled pork sandwich on a pretzel bun.
I had a warm apple cider (cider isn't always alcoholic over here...it's just more of a spiced warm apple drink) and a salad with spinach, mandarin orange, cranberries, chicken, almonds, feta and a raspberry dressing. We resisted all of the yummy ...
... easy reach.
But let's get back to the Aspen trees, I adore them for the colour of their barks blue silvery and their amazing golden leaves which generally abandoned the branches at the gentle swirl of the colorado wind.
A man is responsible for my addiction for the rockies and the Aspen trees, his name is Ansel Adams and you all know some of his iconic pictures of the American national parks. He was born at the start ...
... and enjoyed so much the fragility and tenacity of these tiny wonders thinking that they spend much of the winters under snow and freezing temperatures to bloom with majesty in the spring and summer. A lesson to learn I assume from mother nature,
Hope you will enjoyed, we did.
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