Friday, February 29, 2008

Crested Butte Video

I finally got around to editing the footage from the CB trip:

Music is by the Spring Creek Bluegrass Band. S and I saw them play at Avogadro's last summer and they talked about how they wrote this song while living and playing in Crested Butte.

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Crested Butte

There probably are more beautiful, charming, quaint, and sporty towns somewhere than Crested Butte, CO...but I haven't been to them.

We checked out of work and school for a few days. The world kept turning, apparently:
There was a lot of snow:

A 10-foot snow bank looks especially big when you're only 42" tall:
So we did some multi-generational skiing:

And some backcountry skiing:

And when we weren't skiing, we made art:

It's always nice to come home, but, man, I miss that place already.

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

Mad Good Knitting Skills

S models her latest hipster creation:

Goodbye Spike

Z's Bearded Dragon died on Saturday morning. He was only 4 months old and Z was a responsible and worthy owner. Just seems like a piece of bad luck.

Digging through the frozen ground:

And a couple of pictures of the little guy:

Tuesday, February 5, 2008


Funny how quickly things can change.

In less than 24 hours we went from skiing sweet pow at 12,000 feet:

to trying on hats and riding roller coasters at the Mall of America in Minnesota: