This year was great, hard, fun, etc. Overall I think I liked it better than 2008. I'm definitely looking forward to 2010.
in january we put away our holiday decorations, waved goodbye to my mom and sister, took a lot of snow pictures, and i started school.
pups playing in the snow.
henry & i on a walk.
during february we celebrated valentine's day, our 5 year anniversary, had more visitors, and went skiing at loveland. it was a love-filled month.
family in breck.
march brought our biggest snowstorm of the year, spring cleaning, and more wedding stuff.
henry buried in snow.
i flew home for a shower thrown by my mom, charlie flew back for a bachelor party, and of course more hiking happened in april.
i think the best month of all might have been may. i finished up my first semester of school, had a fun bachelorette party, and we got married.
the new hubs and i.
when we got back to colorado in june we wrote a lot of thank you notes, hiked through a ton of snow, and found a new place to live.
snow covered trail.
in july we hiked part of Pikes Peak in the rain, sent out moving announcements with the wrong zip code on them, packed a lot, and flew back to MD for some family time.
hiking down pikes peak.
we moved in august. i started school again, we hiked our first 14er, and got our car stuck on a mountain.
on top of grey's.
alex came to visit in september, i turned 26, and we ate a lot of burgers barbecued on our new grill.
alex & i on bear peak.
in october we continued our halloween tradition of carving pumpkins and making riceballs, watched the rockies lose in the playoffs, and got our first big snow of the season.
dogs & pumpkins.
we celebrated thanksgiving with friends in november and started the ski season.
first time skiing.
december brought the holidays, family, good food, christmas cards, and a job offer.