S: Colorado May, 2011
BC: The End Happy trails to you until we meet again!
FC: Colorado | MAY, 2011
2: Colorado Springs | What a beautiful view of Pike's Peak. | Colorado Springs has got to be one of the most beautiful places to visit. The views are magnificent. The humidity is low and the air thin! | Romans 1:20 "For since the beginning of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made." | We could see Pike's Peak from our hotel and everywhere in the city. | Our rental car
4: We look so small! | Red Rock formations | Nehemiah 9:6 "You alone are God. You made the skies and the heavens and all the stars. You made the earth and the seas and everything in them. You preserve them all, and the angels in heaven worship you." | Balancing Rock
5: Awesome view | Houston and Makayla | Garden of the Gods The red sandstone rock formations were huge...some were 300ft high. They looked breathtaking against the brilliant blue sky!
6: We visited the Olympic Training Center and Focus on the Family Headquarters
7: We went to the Focus on the Family recording studio and recorded an episode of Adventures in Odyssey. Houston made the sound effects. Makayla and Kellie were the voices of two of the characters.
9: We attended a Colorado Rockies game and watched the them beat the Cardinals
10: We watched the Thunder Birds perform an air show for the cadet graduation. We attended a church service at the Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel. | Air Force Academy
11: God's marvelous handiwork | Royal Gorge | Look how well Makayla and Houston did on throwing the axes...this wasn't easy
13: "Marvelous are your works Lord God Almighty"! Rev. 15:3
14: The Arkansas River runs through the bottom of the canyon and it is only about 40-50 ft. wide. The top of the canyon is a few hundred feet wide. | This area is considered a high desert. We found lots of cactus growing.
16: We stayed a few days at the Tarryall River Ranch. What a wonderful experience.! The home cooked food was fabulous. We were able to ride horses three times a day and the views were breathtaking. !!
17: Bridget is a superb gourmet cook!! | Horses: Dunde, Checkers, Boxer, Ute
19: "For by Him all things were created... all things were created through Him and for Him" Col. 1:16
20: The Tesch Family made us feel like we were one of the family.
21: "You are worthy, oh Lord, to receive glory, and honor, and power; for You created all things and by Your will they exist and were created." Rev. 4:11
26: The cabin we stayed in was cozy. We enjoyed watching the humming birds buzz around their feeders.
27: We saw this old gold mine on one of our trail rides! | The wonder of God's creation was all around us. The beauty took our breath away! "I will praise you!... Marvelous are Your works!"
31: What an awesome adventure! | Indian Paintbrush | columbine