Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Moab.... again

I went to Moab yet again to see my good friend Colin and his beautiful lodge with my Fairy Godmother Jennie and her husband Dean. Jenny's sister and her husband who are from England also tagged along for they love the sights in Moab, as does everyone who loves true beauty.
Anyways, it was a great trip and I never find myself looking for things to do when I am there. We did some jeepin, horseback riding, roping, bar-b-que (choices of buffalo, elk, beef, and lamb), and even a hike up to Dead Horse Point and The Top of the World. Really cool.
I was also given some awesome gifts from some awesome people. First, Robin, who is a cowboy at heart and a very nice guy who is also a cancer survivor gave me a goalie stick he has been hanging on for years that was once used by a pro goalie. Name doesn't come to me now but it doesn't matter. Awesome and thoughtful gift. It will be going on the wall between my Crosby and Sundin jersey! Then the night of the bbq, the true horse whisperer, James, gave me a "moki marble" which is a piece of volcanic rock that has slowly been whethered over hundreds of millions of years to become this small "marble" looking piece of rock that is really dark and said to contain a lot of energy. Once again, very thoughful and awesome. Thanks James! Then last but not least, after learning more on the art of roping steers with Colin and James, Colin said he wanted me to take one of the ropes home with me and keep practicing so that I can try it on a horse in the spring (I tried to get my mom to run but she didn't go for it). Awesome!!
It was just an awesome weekend. Thank you Jennie and Dean!!
Anyways here are some pics.
ps... did my chemo today that was supposed to be my last but 2 more still to go. It sucks but gotta do it.
pss... I signed up for classes next semester at the U so I will be a college kid again as of Jan 11.


Chris Ulvin said...

Hi Nick,
From "The Top of the World" looking down on the canyons carved by water puts your two more rounds of chemo in God's perspective. Since you "gotta do it" - do it with Hope, Faith and Love.
Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.
Romans 12:12
Love, aunt Chris

Anonymous said...

Having you with us in Moab made the weekend truly "awesome". Thanks for coming. Many more trips ahead! I wonder if Carly & Kelsey will let you practice roping on them??? You have the ability to bring out the best in people who are around you and for that we thank you :)
As always, sending you love, light and healing.
Your fellow jeeper GM Jennie xx