Best Western Alvin Inn
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... br> Lunch: Goode’s Barbecue for Texas style barbecue (brisket). Yum-yum! Brisket, cole slaw, Texas toast with jalapeņos, and beans. Jim had pinto beans with jalapeņos while Barbara had Austin style baked beans (beans, pork belly, pieces of brisket, red bell peppers, onions and apples-what a surprise). Both were delicious.
Next we thought we’d shop at the Galleria Mall. Big mistake! ...
... Control was rained out so we missed it.
We saw moon rocks, pictures of all the astronaut teams, space suits, rocket engines, etc. We watched 2 really good films. The first was about the history of the space program with lots of good film clips. The second was a new film about the future of space exploration. It was on the largest giant screen in Texas and was an excellent film about the future ...
... LOL We also became friend with Jenny and we added Jenny our waitress and Angel our taxi driver to Facebook so we could keep in contact with them. I tried a Cuban cigar for the first time at the restaurant along with the islands homemade beer. I was really feeling both by the time I was done, I think that the cigar was really to strong for me. I have never smoked a cigar before so I wanted to do something different, and of course my first cigar had to be Cuban! Port 2- ...
... hat, gold rings on each finger and about ten gold chains around his neck. Many crazy stories to tell and a laugh to be around. It's like being at the circus all day. As randy says, Teresa deserves an academy award for putting up with him. She has the patience of a saint and quickly pulls randy back in line if he gets a bit too loose :-) these guys are great people. We were so grateful for their hospitality and time that they put into us. The first day we stayed they took us out ...
... imagine how packed it must get on the weekends and holidays. The water was as flat as flat can be.
We had to pick up supplies - Mum and Lisa were excited to find a Super Target. Along with some groceries, they did some MORE quick shopping. (Lucky we don't have much in our bags). Mum was very excited about finding the Missoni for Target range.
Everyone is very friendly here. We like Texas so ...