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Southeast (Gulf Coast), Texas, United States

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

July 4 – Last Day at the Beach

We went back to the beach and took a couple of pictures of the kite flying on the beach.  There were a bunch, including some ‘interesting’ ones……

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While the kids, Mom and Grammy were in the pool, I drove around and took some photos of the resort and individual lots….

The pool and office complex…….

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A lot for sale for an “asking price” of $88,000

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My favorite lot……….

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The walkway to the beach……..

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Our site………..

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The kids got new “4th of July” shirts……

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The kids were happy………. Dad showed up a little after lunch and was able to stay until dark…..

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We left Port Aransas this morning at about 10:30AM and arrived in San Antonio about 2:00PM.  We got checked into the Admiralty RV park, and just rested.  It was hot…. about 104!!

Here is a picture of Laura using her computer on the trip to San Antonio using the Bus WIFI to update some pictures and files.  She likes vacationing in the Bus……. or maybe it is just being with her FIL!!

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And the kids are having fun, too!

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More from San Antonio tomorrow…….

Monday, July 4, 2011

Summer at Port “A”

Before we left on the trip, my DIL gave me a sign that she found at a local shop.  It is completely correct, and I may end up taking it to work….. if I go back!!!


On Sunday afternoon, we drove down the beach here at Port Aransas.  Here are some pictures beginning with some vintage trailers that were set up right on the beach and they brought their own artificial palm trees…….

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In some places along the beach, cars were parked three deep, and there were flags…. lots of flags…..


Of course, the kids had to get back into the water…. all three of them!

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On Monday morning, Matthew and I got up early and went to the local donut shop.  There is only one on the island, and it won’t have any stock for very long this morning!  The kids enjoyed apple fritters and chocolate covered donut twists….


Sunday, July 3, 2011

Summer Vacation - 2011

With Rick working 7 days a week on a plant startup project, we decided to take our Grandkids and their mother on a short vacation. 

We left on Saturday morning with reservations for three (3) days at Gulf Waters Beach Front RV Resort .  We will leave here on Tuesday, July 5, to spend another five (5) days at the Admiralty RV Resort in San Antonio, TX where we will visit Sea World with the kids.

Rick is planning to surprise the kids by showing up in Port Aransas on July 4 to spend the day with us, if his job progress will allow.  Regardless, he is going to show up in San Antonio on Thursday to spend a four (4) day weekend with his family at Sea World.  They have plans to stay at a hotel near the park, and Patsy and I will stay in the Bus.  Not sure where the kids will end up each night!!!

Here are some pictures of our site at the Port “A” RV park…….

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Right after we got here, we went to town and visited a souvenir store that feathered an entrance shaped like a shark where you entered the mouth and came out the back to go to the store……

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We then went back to the RV park, and went swimming in the park pool….

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In the afternoon, and again this morning, we went to the beach, which is right behind the campground.  The kids are having a lot of fun…..

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That’s all the fun that they have had so far…. right now, it is 3:30PM, and everybody is sacked out!!!  Back to the beach this afternoon!!

PS:  Their mom is having fun too.  Last night, she asked if the Bus was in my will to my son, Rick!!   I won’t be eating anything that she serves in the near future or until I get a dog to taste it!