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Merry Christmas from Denver
Mark & Joanna's Wedding
Mark & Joanna's Wedding
Franklin, Tennessee
Mark & Joanna Ott had a beautiful wedding in April, and Mark was kind enough to let Joel be a groomsman.
Eiffel Tower
Eiffel Tower
Paris, France
The Eiffel Tower did not dissapoint. It's one of those things that you just have to go see while you're in Paris!
Our 1st Garden
Our 1st Garden
Nashville, Tennessee
Our first garden consisted of red and yellow tomatoes, jalepeños, yellow squash, butternut squash, bell peppers, herbs and zucchini.
Mount Bierstadt
Mount Bierstadt
Near Georgetown, Colorado
Over 4th of July weekend we visited Denver with Lauren's parents. We had a nice weekend and hiked up one of Colorado's 14,000 ft mountains.
Goodbye First House
Goodbye First House
Nashville, Tennessee
The big news! In August, Joel took a job in Denver. To our surprise, our house sold the first day on the market, and we moved October 5th.
Bikes for Us
Bikes for Us
Denver, Colorado
Believe it or not, Denver is quite flat. Joel is about 2 miles from work, so we decided to get some used bikes. It's great when it's not snowing!
Parc Güell
Parc Güell
Barcelona, Spain
Back in March we stumbled upon cheap tickets to Europe. We went to Madrid & Barcelona in Spain, and Beaune & Paris in France.
View from the Eiffel Tower
View from the Eiffel Tower
Paris, France
We had a great trip! By the end, our legs were in pain. As the cheesy Rick Steves says "Keep on Traveling".
Fruits of our Labor
Fruits of our Labor
Nashville, Tennessee
All summer long we brought in piles of vegetables! We were so proud of our little 4x8 raised bed garden.
Summit of Antora Peak
Summit of Antora Peak
Sawatch Range, Colorado
Later in July, we joined the Hillsboro Youth Group for Wilderness Trek. It was a wonderful opportunity to experience God's creation.
Going Away Party
Going Away Party
Nashville, Tennessee
We were so sad to leave so many great friends and family. Our church threw us a big going away party, and it was awesome. Miss you guys!
Quandary Peak
Quandary Peak
Near Breckenridge, Colorado
We are excited to be in such a beautiful place with so many fun things to do. If you've never been to Denver, come We'd love to have you!
Joel & Lauren Steidl
3830 Gilpin St.
Denver, CO 80205
'09
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