Ringing in the New Year with a Wedding

We ended a nice long holiday yesterday with the wedding of the daughter of our dear friends up in Estes Park.  It was the first of a long line to come.

The wedding was at the Della Terra Mountain Chateau just below the Fall River entrance of Rocky Mountain National Park.  It was a beautiful winter day and just warm enough to conduct the wedding outside in a small amphitheater beneath brilliant blue skies.

Amanda is the oldest of three sisters (the two bridesmaids on the right) and like a daughter to us.  A recent graduate of CU she and her new husband Nick will be living in Missoula, Montana while he finishes up his Masters in Communications at U of M before heading back to Colorado.

Last night we were counting up the prospective marriage progression of “the kids” and we are likely to see anywhere between 10-15 weddings from our immediate circle of friends during the next 10 years.  This will be fun!

At the start of the new year, a new life.  A perfect kickoff to 2011.

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About Mike

Mike has been an executive in the biotechnology industry for the past 20 years. Mike is a graduate of University of California, Santa Barbara, earning Bachelors degrees in Business Economics and Geography. Mike also earned his MBA in Finance from California State University, Fresno. Mike is married to the mother of his 3 children and currently lives outside of Boulder, CO. In his spare time Mike enjoys hiking, fishing, skiing, reading and coaching basketball.
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