Sunday, December 16, 2012

Oh, the Places I Go!

This weekend took me to two new places. The first was a mystifying ice palace hidden amongst the mountains:


And a mere ten miles away:


And the mode of transport responsible (hmmm, any guesses here?):



The notion of simplicity and the vast distance we put between it and our daily lives was predominant in my thoughts as I pedaled along exploring Colorado for the last few days. Comforting are the wise words of the good ol' doc Seuss:

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You're on your own. And you know what you know. And YOU are the one who'll decide where to go...” 
― Dr. SeussOh, the Places You'll Go!