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#ShEli2013: The Mini-Moon

Someday soon, and that day may already have come, there will exist a generation of children who have never sat through a vacation slide show. My inner child envies those children, and I bet you do too.

So without further ado … enjoy the photos from our mini-moon in Aspen!

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view from Pine Creek Cookhouse – not to mention an amazing meal! DSCF0015 DSCF0032 DSCF0035 DSCF0044 DSCF0060

I’ve never played disc golf, but man do I want to now!

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What a view.

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In the words of Bugs Bunny.. “Yipe!”

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First sunrise in Snowmass.  Pretty sure I was up at 4am.

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Homegirl knows how to relax.

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The mornings were just gorgeous.

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I never had much of an interest in skiing on snow, until now.

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Shira’s idea of vacation involves more exercise than mine, but man – this hike was worth it!

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Queen of the world!

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Hanging at Woody Creek Tavern

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Facilities at Woody Creek Tavern, aka Hunter S Thompson’s local watering hole.

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A kid in a candy store.

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There’s something I just LOVE about this place called Woody Creek. And it’s not just that HST lived there.

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Awesome stop sign: WHOA

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Ever just stick your camera out the window to see what happens?

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Admission: I have something of an obsession about these things. Unlike their eastern cousins, these fellows don’t require quarters.

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See Shira down there by the water’s edge, bottom left?

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It’s pretty hard to take a bad photo out here. And man, did I try.

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This is why we don’t carve our names into the trees.

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Maroon Bells. DSCF0643

Me, with my belle, in front of the Bells.

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Sizing up the rocks.

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As Colorado as it gets … with Ohio tags! I hope they vote.

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(queue the Sanford and Son theme, by Quincy Jones)

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I just couldn’t get over the views and cloudscapes we’d see along the way. Took this one while driving, safely of course.
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Bliss at the organic cafe that sits above the local indie bookstore. SRT/STC: “Best. Salad. Ever.”

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Dead trees, live trees…DSCF0714

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No Service: A modern oasis.

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Well here’s another way to do a wedding – those are some hard-core caterers.

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