My husband and I were away for a week, visiting our son and his family in Colorado, and celebrating our early June birthdays. It was so good to see our baby grandson "M" again! He's in the adorable smiling and cooing stage of infancy and we enjoyed holding and playing with him so much!
Our grandson "L" is getting big and is interested in so many different things. We had a lovely few hours one afternoon with him strolling through the delightful Denver Botanic Gardens.
Another day we accompanied my daughter-in-law and "L" and "M" to The Butterfly Pavilion, located in Westminster, Colorado!
It is a wonderful experience to walk among thousands of flying butterflies.
They move so quickly that it was difficult to photograph them, but this mosaic and ......
... this mosaic show the butterflies and flowers that I captured with my lens.
The Butterfly Pavilion is a very child friendly place with lots of activities for them to do!
We were all able to go to attend a Colorado Rockies baseball game at the beautiful Coors Field, as a wonderful treat from my son's in-laws. The Rockies won the game!
We also attended a concert at spectacular Red Rocks Amphitheatre! Unfortunately, I was not allowed to bring my camera into the amphitheatre as it is considered a "professional" camera by the venue. I hope you can get an idea of how wonderful it is to see a concert here from these shots of the outside. The seats inside are literally nestled among the large rock overhangs. The reflected sound is magnificent, and as the sun goes down the distant lights of Denver twinkle in the distance, making the experience magical!
This was a wonderful birthday week for my husband and I! My daughter-in-law made us chocolate cupcakes in a cone and our grandson picked out the bulldozer paper plates and party hats -- bulldozers are his favorite thing in the world right now...smile.
I could not believe that there was still snow on the high Rockies in June! Isn't this a fantastic location? I wanted to shop, but I knew the sponsored shopping spree was coming up the day I returned home to New York, so I resisted. More about that soon!
Please CLICK HERE to go to my review blog to see where I'll be going on a shopping spree to buy items for my bride-to-be daughter and also information on how you can enter for a chance to win a $25 gift card to HomeGoods through Blogher Prizes and Promotions, contest ending June 30, 2011.
I'm adding this post to Mary's "Mosaic Monday" event on her blog Little Red House.