Riverfest!

Today was Stella’s first riverfest! Our town does an annual festival that includes a kayak rodeo (basically a funny competition where kayakers compete to do the coolest “tricks” in the water hole), a floating competition of junk boats that people build, live music, drinks and food. Charlie was working, so he had to miss it, but Stells and I had so much fun!

Sorry for the crappy cell phone pictures – it looked like rain when we started walking down and I didn’t want to worry about my DSLR. Sadly, we got a couple of drops and the clouds dissipated. Colorado needs rain SO badly. šŸ˜¦ 

  

Make your own blended margarita. šŸ™‚ 

Mmmmm….dirt and grass!

After three hours, we walked about 1/4 mile down river to a fire pit area with benches to nurse and get her to sleep. There was just SO much fun stuff to look at that a nap was not happening in the middle of the festival!
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13 comments

  1. Wow- looks like a blast! I am so jealous- your town seems like an amazing place to live!

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  2. Okay, it is decided… if we ever decide to move from the Dominican Republic, we are moving to your town! It reminds me a lot of the tiny town of 2000 people that I am from… except better and prettier!! It looks/sounds like you and Stella had such a great day. A shame that Charlie had to miss out. Enjoy the rest of your weekend! šŸ™‚

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  3. That looks awesome! Hopefully you guys get rain soon! My uncle said it's bad out there. šŸ˜¦

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  4. Looks awesome! I thought we would see you out in the kayak doing tricks? Ha, I'd rather drink the blended margaritas too šŸ™‚

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  5. What a fun festival. Your little town intrigues me.And I love that Stella wears her little hat. So cute.

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  6. That looks like so much damn fun, your town seems like there is always good stuff going on. I'm jealous!

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  7. Looks like so much fun. I love summer!

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  8. That looks like a super good time!!! You are very fortunate to live in Colorado – it is such a wonderful place. We always hope that B will get transferred there for work – it's the only place that we both desperately want to move to!

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  9. Superb outing, I must say.You look happy, and Stella does too. So nice!

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  10. That looks like so much fun!!!!

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  11. I swear Stella has a more active social life than me….lol. Love the pic of her on the pebbles.

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  12. What a fabulous day!!! I'm so jealous – I miss Colorado…

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  13. Looks like an awesome time. Sounds like most of the country could use some rain.

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