Sunday, July 31, 2011

Storm chasers..or not

We had been planning a trip to Port Aransas with some friends for almost two months and over the past week the local news stations started focusing on a tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico that looked to be heading toward Texas. By Thursday, it looked like the now Tropical Storm Don was going to hit the Corpus area, which is right where we were supposed to be heading on Friday. It wasn’t supposed to be that bad and was going to clear out by Saturday afternoon so we decided to go ahead and go.

My friend’s mom recently bought a condo in Port A so we got to stay for free. It was really nice and sleeps 12. If you need a place to stay down there, let me know and I’ll give you the contact info.

We made an ice cream pit stop halfway through the drive.
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Giving her ice cream, then strapping her into the car was not a great idea.
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When we got to the condo, we decided to walk over to the beach to check out the storm rolling in.
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We didn’t put swim suits on because we weren’t planning on getting in the water. Everyone ended up soaking was fun.
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The condo was three-stories and Caroline and Anthony had fun going up and down the stairs.
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The storm ended up hitting South of Corpus and we didn’t even get any rain. Saturday was beautiful and we spent all day at the beach.
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Caroline even napped under the canopy for almost 2 hours>
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After the beach, we headed to Moby Dicks for dinner. It was good..even though we had a 1.5 hour wait.
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We rode the ferry on the way home. Caroline thought it was cool to ride on a boat in the car.
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We’re working Monday through Thursday this week, then heading to the beach for 7 days. Can’t wait!

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