Category: Our life

The Camera Gear Comes in Handy

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During breakfast on the second day, Nick surprised us by encouraging us to attend the school competition that day. He already had arranged transport to the local school where the event was taking place – so it was really easy to say yes. We didn’t know at all what to expect, but one should simply…

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The Great Flood of 2013

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This was definitely one for the record books. On Monday, September 9, a gentle rain began falling over the Front Range (the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains from Fort Collins in the north to Colorado Springs in the south). Many people welcomed it. Although it had eased considerably this year, we were still in…

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Rest In Peace, Dear Maya

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As many of you know, our kitty Maya passed away. Maya gave us (and many others) lots of love – she was the sweetest cat that we ever knew. We are very grateful that during her last weeks she was surrounded by friends and family that gave her lots of love and attention. Maya, we’ll…

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Happy Christmas!

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Christmas day was snowy, cold, and bright. We hung the bird houses (painted by friends at our wedding celebration) in the tree behind our home and snapped a few photos for our Christmas greeting to you. Our hearts are brimming with gratitude to our friends and family for making 2012 such a wonderful year for…

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Thanksgiving at Shady Hollow

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We hosted the local family contingent for Thanksgiving dinner. To create a centerpiece for the table and spruce up the townhouse, Denise scooped a few of the “Lovebird Houses” out of the storage box and placed them among the candles and flowers. WOW! Once again, we were delighted by these little treasures of love and…

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Wedding Celebration Video

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I spent the last few days editing raw footage of our wedding celebration. Our camera was on a tripod and gave relatively stable video, but the sound was crap as the mike was far away from the speaker and close to the river. The other camera was Martin’s; the audio is much better, but his…

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Our wedding pictures…

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During the past few weeks, we’ve been working on the wedding celebration pictures. We asked our friends to bring their camera to our party and shoot pictures – and they did a great job! It meant that we had to review about 3000 pictures and select those that captured that weekend well. After processing the…

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