Ashton Corpus Christi - Padre Island
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... and once again I had to submit to mother nature. I retreated to the beach to lay down and stare into the vast empty space filled with so many little stars above me. It was pitch black where we were. But before I could start looking at the lights above me, I noticed an unnatural looking green glow below. With every step I took there was a short lived neon green glow in the seaweed. Was this some wierd nuclear spill from ...
... First, there is the Lexington CV2, built in 1927 and sunk in 1942, during action in the south Pacific—it had the name of “Lady Lex”. The aircraft carrier we were on today is the Lexington CV16. It was completed in 1943 and was sent immediately to the Pacific during WWII, nicknamed “The Blue Ghost”—mostly because it was thought to have been sunk while in action, yet in reality, it was a newly constructed ship with the same ...
... so we had to walk for a bit. We passed by an area where they were flying kites of all shapes and sizes. Julian just wanted to play in the sand so Robin promised him he could after we looked at some of the sculptures. Pretty soon we entered the area where all the vendors and amateur sculptors were. They had an area set up where anyone could learn how to sculpt. Julian and Tyler had a good time trying to build something and they ...
... good and the company was too.
After lunch we drove down the beach a bit. This weekend is SANDFEST and we wanted to see what we could, which was nothing! We will be going back tomorrow along with the couple of thousand others who will probably be here. Bob will not be thrilled, but if he doesn't want to go he doesn't have to, we'll see.
After driving on the beach, we drove over to ...
... watch SAVING MR. BANKS. Since we have already seen it, we decided not to stay, besides, I had a cake to make for the contest tomorrow evening.
Tomorrow the rally continues with lunch and dinner. Afraid that these next few blogs will not be very informative with few or no pictures (like today). It's kind of hard to embellish eating, which is mostly what we do at this gatherings. ...