Wednesday, October 04, 2006

The Canyon Ride

This post is dedicated to my husband Mark's Canyon Ride with a couple of his friends. Blogger never lets me put the pictures in the order I want, so humor me. This is the necklace Mark picked up for me on one of the Indian reservations. He saw the pink and knew I'd like it. :o) Good man!
Meet his good buddies Nick and Dennis. Apparently they liked the hole-cave in the mountain. Mark's not here to tell me how it really happened, so I'm improvising. :o) There is a bigger group of them, but these 3 were the only ones that could make this trip. These guys go riding together every Thursday, an occasional Saturday and a yearly big ride. This year it was the canyon ride. They rode 500 miles each day for 3 days so they put in just over 1500 miles and got to see so many things. They ate out a few times, but Mark cooked for them most of the time at their camp spots along the way.
I know this one is at the Glen Canyon Dam...only because I remember it from when he wanted me to take the tour and I said heck NO! I'm kind of a freak about stuff like that. He thinks it's cool...I think it's creepy.
Here they are pretending to hold up an armored truck while waiting in a traffic jam. Something tells me the driver doesn't find it funny. Isn't this illegal anyways...even though their "guns" are their fingers??? :o)
See!!!! I told you it was illegal...dumb boys! ...hee...hee...
Yep! He likes to take pictures while he's driving. They are usually some of my favorite pictures although probably not the safest thing to be doing. Riding a motorcycle is really a two handed activity.
I've never been to the 4 corners. I'm kind of jealous about that one....and going to Zions National Park. I'll go some day...just not on the motorcycle. My kaboose can't take that long of a trip.

WOW! I've never seen Red Canyon either. Those rocks are even redder than the red rocks of Sedona....very cool!
Well that's all the pictures blogger is letting me upload. They took a bunch of pictures...some pretty funny ones and some that are just plain pretty! I'm glad he got to get away for a couple of days and do what he loves with his friends. He works so hard and deserves some fun!
(if you leave a comment it will make him a happy man!...thanks!)

11 comments:

Coleen said...

If Eric see's that he will probably be jealous of the socialization without the wife on the side. Someday I WILL let him get a bike. Did you hear that Mark?! Just not right now while we are completely broke. Love you guys!

Kelly said...

It looks like they had a great time! I love the pictures!

Chris said...

So when is Mark starting his biking blog?? :)
Cool pictures and very funny!! I want to see the four courners some day.

Gina said...

Beautiful pictures, Mark! When do you get out of jail for holding up an armored truck with your fingers? heehee :)Glad you had a good time!
Gina

Amanda Hart said...

Mark, looks like you had a great time, I have to admit I am a liitle jealous. I would liove for my husband and I to retire some day and travel. Hopefully I be able to see all the wonderful places Jolene was able to share. I agree that riding a mortcycle should be a two handed activity, but that was my favorite picture too!!:)

Gina said...

Oh yeah... LOVE THE NECKLACE! Good job, Mark!
Gina

Jen said...

Very cool pictures!!

Chickenbells said...

Wow...silly boys all alone...they do look as if they had a bunch of fun! I just switched to the beta blogger, and it's much easier to use! It publishes instantly, and you can move your pictures around (of couse, I did that before too...)

Yes...send boys with apple pickers up here...and I'll send them home with pies!! hehehe!

Leona said...

WOW! Looks like they are having fun. I'm like you, would not want to make a trip on a bike. I hope your grandbaby is going better.

Missy's Blog said...

Wow!! Looks like the guys had a great time on their trip! The photos were HILARIOUS!

September said...

I remember going to 4 corners when I was 12. LOL Very cool photos. Good job, Mark!