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... sugar of any kind in the flat.
Tuesday - We skyped Darrens family then met up with the couple we were going to move in with. They are living further west about 24 miles in Eagle...we met them at loaded joe's then went for a walk with their dog to the park. The weather turned and we were in pretty hard rain so headed back...this place is even beautiful in the rain.
Wednesday - We skyped Darrens Nan ...
... 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 ...
... had to hold a long metal pipe in a hole while Scott swung a huge hammer at the pipe in just candlelight :-/ He got "payed" with a special rock with silver in it. Then we went out and toured two different buildings, the changing room and the manager of the mine's office. Then we rode back to Georgetown on the train, Tommy was asleep most of the time.(so Mom and Dad took turns carrying him) On the way back to Georgetown we had lunch that Auntie Al made for us which was ...