The first day we traveled. We left from Las Cruces, NM where we stayed the night before and picked up Dani and Bryce. It took all day to get there (it didn't help that we added 2 extra hours because of the time change). We took lots of breaks. On I-10 in Texas there were rest stops about every 90 miles. This is one of the stops. Miki loved getting out of her car seat and running around and playing.
Day 2:Our first full day in Texas we just stayed at the resort all day and recovered from all the driving. We actually stayed in New Braunfels, which is about 45 minutes from San Antonio. We spent the day swimming and exploring the little town of Gruene and shopping at the little shops.
Day 3:On Tuesday we went to Randolph Air Force Base, where my mom and grandpa lived for 2 years. We went to their old house and while we were there the lady that lived there drove up. She was moving to a house off base. We asked if we could help her move, so we got to see the inside of the house. After we were done she said we could look around. When my mom lived there they had 4 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. It has been remodeled since then and now has 4 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths.
|They lived right on the flight line. When the jets would take off you couldn't hear anything. It also smelled like jet fuel around that area.|
|Modeling her new swimsuit we bought at the Exchange on base.|
When we got home that night we celebrated Grandpa's 76th birthday with a red velvet cake we got at a German Bakery earlier that day.
|Happy Birthday Grandpa!|
On Wednesday we went to Sea World and had a lot of fun! This was Miki's favorite day.
We took Miki on some kid rides and she loved them all, but her favorite ride was the little playground slide.
We got to feed and pet dolphins. This was my favorite part of the day. I have always wanted to pet a dolphin.
We went to the aquarium and saw a diver feeding the fish and stingrays.
|Miki loved the fish|
|Kissing the fish goodbye.|
|I went on one ride and Miki cried the whole time I was gone.|
|We went to the Shamu Show, which was another one of Miki's favorite things.|
|On the way out of the park, my dad decided Miki needed a dolphin Henna Tattoo. She was scared to death of the spray gun.|
|Trying to figure out what just happened to her.|
|On the way out Shamu was there to take pictures with kids. Miki was scared at first, then she realized it was Shamu so she gave him a hug and a kiss.|
|So happy to be with Shamu|