Ally, Mike, and Me
Twin Lakes, Colorado
July 30, 2007
Our second anniversary!
I propped the camera on a rock for this self-portrait, and the timer went off just as Ally shook herself off on us. 🙂
Last week was our second anniversary, and Mike and I decided to spend it in beautiful Aspen. We took Ally with us, and even took her up the gondola to the top of Aspen Mountain! Aspen is one of my favorite towns, and it was a perfect way for us to celebrate two very happy years together. Wow, the time has gone by quickly! Mike and I have so much fun together. I can’t wait to see what adventures we’ll have together over the years!
If you want to see photos of our wonderful wedding two years ago, you can find many pictures (and video!) HERE.
Waiting for the gondola
Ally wasn’t so sure about this gondola thing!
When we got to the top of the mountain, there were hula hoops scattered all around.
The view was spectacular!
After hanging out at the top of the mountain for a while, we decided to hike all the way back down.
We came across these really nice guys on our hike… he poured his water into his hand and shared it with Ally!
Ally found shade!
A paraglider, drifting quietly over us
Ally watching the paraglider
This hike was the day after we photographed Matt and Amy’s wedding. We didn’t want to keep all their files in an unattended hotel room, so we brought copies of the photos on external hard drives, and I carried them with me all day!
We didn’t think to pack a backpack, so I hiked with my new Shootsac camera bag. It’s surprisingly comfortable on a hike, and our harddrives and water bottles fit perfectly in it.
It was fun to sit on the abandoned ski lifts.
After three hours of descent, we made it back to Aspen!
Aspen is awesome–it’s one of the most dog-friendly towns I know. This is the area outside a restaurant.
The next day we took a leisurely drive back home, enjoying the sights along the way.
Then we took Ally for a swim at Twin Lakes. She loved it, even though the water was COLD.
She found some yummy things to chew on.
Ally had never swum before! She’d splashed in water many times, but here are first attempts at dog paddling.