Colorado proved to be quite the adventure.  Not even 24 hours after arriving, I broke my wrist in what is best described as a momentary lapse of gracefulness.   However, with a trip to the ER behind us, the week continued.  Comprised of sunrise drives to ice covered lakes, soaking in the views from the tops of mountains,  and discovering a slew of warmth in nearby sulfur baths, it was wonderful to get some R&R in with friends.  

And to make things even better, Colorado was such a vision.  Specifically the drive from Colorado to Utah (the next stop on the trip), in which roads wound through national parks, up toward mountain peaks, and around snowy cliffs.  It was breathtaking. There was even a moment when I declared that I would turn the car around just to do the drive all over again.