S: TFP Vacation 2011
BC: Friendship | Don't walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Walk beside me and be my friend | Blessings | Memories
FC: TFP Colorado Vacation | June 25 - July 4, 2011
1: Saturday - June 25, 2011 - 6 AM - Meet at Whataburger in Cypress for Breakfast and drive to Clovis, NM Sunday - June 26, 2011 - Drive to Monarch Monday - June 27, 2011 - White Water Rafting - Upper Taylor River Tuesday - June 28, 2011 - Jeeps Wednesday - June 29, 2011 - Family Fun Day Thursday - June 30, 2011 - 4 Wheeler's - Taylor Reservoir Friday & Saturday - 4 wheelers around the area, shopping, and family pictures! Sunday July 3, 2011 - Leave Monarch 6AM; arrive Wichita Falls Texas 7:30 PM Monday - July 4, 2011 - Head home! | Our Agenda!
2: On the Road AGAIN TFP Style!
3: Saturday 6/25/11 we drove from Houston to Clovis, New Mexico. That hotel will never be the same again!
6: Almost to the cabin
8: Cabin, Sweet Cabin | The boy's room before they destroyed it! | Goin' Fishin' | All the Stairs... | The rooms... The Bags.. ALL MOVED IN
9: Boss Lake Across the Highway from our Cabin
10: White Water Rafting Upper Taylor River Almont, Colorado
11: W H I T E W A T E R R A F T I N G
12: 40 degree water! | Big Rocks!! | High Water! | 3 Rafts | Raft 2 Anthony Randy Beth Shelby Courtney Sonia Guide Jessie | Raft 1 - Kyle, Bryce, Dominick, a guide in training, another couple and their guide | Raft 3 Donald Missy Kacie Logan... with another couple and their guide (Who fell out!) Treichels did not have a wonderful time!
14: Jeeps Cottonwood Pass, 4 Mile, St. Elmo, Hancock Pass
16: B r e a t h t a k i n g | Absolute Beauty!
17: Kyle and Bryce team up against Randy | Why is Bryce the one throwing and Kyle the one running? | We were all very excited to see snow...the snowball fight went on until hands were numb and oxygen was needed! | Dude, Really? | Catching or throwing?
18: Wait..is he pushing or saving her ? | Anthony Wayne... Will you Ever Learn?
21: The Patschke Jeep "Got Air" on 4 Mile trail and Shelby's nose came in contact with the roll bar... Quote from Anthony... "We won't be doing that again."
22: 4 | M I L E
23: Chipmunks St. Elmo | Laying down, letting chipmunks crawl on you...watch out, one might crawl up you shorts... | Randy tried to sneak a chipmunk in his backpack... | Backpack!
24: Hancock Pass
25: The Patschke clan got ahead on the trail, parked in the woods and hid in the trees, they assured the Fasullos that it was ok to proceed and then boomed the Fasullo's jeep with snow balls...fortunately no one had a camera going on the Fasullo jeep... Then the Treichel's followed and got boomed with snowballs too, but Sonia was there with a camera! | Kyle and Bryce after throwing the snowballs! | Randy and Dominick come out of hiding! | Fun Times!
26: Thursday was 4 wheeler day. We were planning to explore Taylor Park Reservoir. We had 5 ATV's with us and rented 3 (to start)!
27: We got all geared up, got our instructions and started out...It was beautiful... | Instructions!
29: We made a wrong turn and ended up in a horse stall...luckily some nice cowboys gave us directions, then we noticed the Fasullo's 4 wheeler leaking oil...
30: The Fasullos headed back to the rental place and rented another ATV... | While the rest of the group stopped for lunch! | Then the rain started, then stopped, then started...and continued this pattern the rest of the day.
31: We spent quite a bit of quality time huddled together under trees on the mountain while it sleeted, rained, there were a few claps of thunder and probably snowed a little!
32: T I N C U P
33: We finally made it to Tin Cup and bought rain coats, had lunch at Frenchy's and had some amazing Tin Cup Pie, along with Hot Chocolate and other yummy stuff! | Because of the weather we didn't get to ride near as much as we wanted to, but we still enjoyed the beauty of God's country and time together
34: Friday | Treichel's, Sonia & Courtney went to Crested Butte. The rest of the group went riding 4 wheelers again...Pitkin, Alpine Tunnel and more!
37: Shorts & Boots | Who d r e s s e d Tho s e boy s ?
38: Crested Butte...an adorable little town, nestled in the Mountains! The flowers were amazing! Even the busses were cute! AND they had Man parking! | Notice the word right by Donald's head... | The store was called "Retail Therapy!"
39: Crested Butte...this man was standing along the highway painting...We were impressed!
40: Shelby & Randy | The mine shaft that Shelby almost fell in! God is good!
41: Group & Family Pictures Last Day in Colorado
42: The kids wanted | Snowball Attack... | to do a snowball picture | Not sure why Bryce always had his behind facing the camera!
43: Looks like somebody got Anthony! | Watch out Missy | After cooperating so well for pictures I suggested the kids have a little fun! Glad I was holding the camera! - Sonia
44: Jump Picture | Snowba l l F i ght