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A Happy Mother's Day, despite.

(I wrote this post last week, and forgot to publish it, because I was going to add pictures. I'll still do that)

So, we were hoping to take this awesome trip to see Moab, UT and the surrounding awesomeness that resides in the Arching Red Rocks of the Desert... However, plans change. Brothers Jordan and Jon set off Thursday night after work for their leg of the journey. They got there before us to secure a campsite and get a day of biking in before our arrival. Cool.

When they got their in the middle of the night, the two boys drove around for almost two hours looking for a spot. They were fortunate enough to sleep in the car in a ditch in Moab, because there weren't any campsites available in any of the BLM campgrounds (they don't take reservations, just first come first served). BUMMER.

Well, we received a message from them through their spotty service, that they had eventually secured the ONLY campsite left in all the BLM grounds. Woohoo! Victory!! Then they went biking. Later: a sore wrist, scraped up arms, a broken something in the fork of the shocks of the something on the bike that needed tubing from an aquarium...

After Tim, Joy and I were off work, we scurried home and packed--Joy was totally ready and waited on us--before heading out through the mountains. Turns out rain in Denver means a cold, wet snow in las montanas. yuck. As it got closer to dark, we neared Georgetown (still on the East side of the Continental Divide and the Eisenhouer Tunnel). Then we came to a near stand-still. yuck again. Then we called the 511 Road Conditions number to see what's up.

(Picking up again right here)

Then we came home. Jon and Jordan came home the next day. We had cookies and played RISK. :)

On Sunday, Tim made me breakfast, bathed cody, hung out with him while I slept in to nearly 9am!!! And we had the most wonderful family day just the three of us and Maggie. We got pie at Village Inn, and walked around the Bear Creek Greenbelt at the Stone House Park. It was just magical :)

pretty and full of the cotton from cottonwood trees!

I Love being A daughter of the Lord, A husband to Timothy, and a Mother to Cody Alton

My Men. Little and Big.

lovingly picturesque

this was the face he made pretty much the whole walk.

we saw a beaver!

the sun was setting and it was just NICE! I loved it!


The Adamack's said…
I LOVE THIS POST, the photos are AMAZING!!!!
The one of Cody grinning on Tim's shoulders is my most favorite picture of him yet. Oh man, I cannot wait to see you all in 33 days. CAN. NOT. WAIT!!!!

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