Tag: vacation

Going back to 2019

I am going to start a series of blog posts where I left off in 2019. Madison had just finished up her Learning Framework course, and I knew that she was planning on taking a full load of courses for each semester going forward… Continue Reading “Going back to 2019”

Summer Texas State Road Trip Part IV: San Antonio & Austin- August 2019

You cannot go to San Antonio without stopping by The Alamo. We made a really quick stop here on our way out of town and Madison did get her Junior Ranger badge, I just didn’t get a picture or a video of it. The… Continue Reading “Summer Texas State Road Trip Part IV: San Antonio & Austin- August 2019”

Summer Texas State Road Trip Part III: San Antonio Continued – August 2019

After leaving the San Antonio River Walk, we headed to Natural Bridge Caverns. Natural Bridge Caverns is one of the largest caverns in Texas. The views on the tour were astonishing. I wore my hiking sandals for this tour which happen to be the… Continue Reading “Summer Texas State Road Trip Part III: San Antonio Continued – August 2019”

Summer Texas State Road Trip Part III: Padre Island & San Antonio – August 2019

Every summer, The Padre Island National Seashore does ridley turtle releases. Click HERE for more details on this wonderful event. This had been on my bucket list for a couple of years. You cannot predict the timing since you cannot predict when turtles will… Continue Reading “Summer Texas State Road Trip Part III: Padre Island & San Antonio – August 2019”

Summer Texas State Road Trip Part II Padre Island National Seashore – August 2019

The following day we headed to Padre Island National Seashore so Madison could complete a couple of Junior Ranger badges. We walked along the seashore and picked up trash along the way. It’s mind-blowing how much is left on the beach, from fishing lines… Continue Reading “Summer Texas State Road Trip Part II Padre Island National Seashore – August 2019”

Maui Day 8 – May 2019

On the last day of our vacation, we flew from Kauai back to Maui. We visited the Iao Valley State Park, and it was beautiful! Then we stopped for some famous shaved ice before heading to Baby Beach It was a great trip filled… Continue Reading “Maui Day 8 – May 2019”

Maui Day 1 & 2 – May 2019

Hawaii has always been on Jeff’s bucket list, so when Southwest Airlines announced it would be flying to Maui and American Airlines matched the incredible, once in a lifetime airfares, Jeff booked the tickets immediately. We landed in Maui on the 20th and headed… Continue Reading “Maui Day 1 & 2 – May 2019”

Washington D.C. Day 2

Madison had to get a picture of her on Madison Drive. 😉 We started out day 2 with a docent tour of the National Archives Museum. We saw the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights and the Constitution. The best part pf this… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 2”

Washington D.C. Day 1

This trip was very busy, but very rewarding. We had booked the airfare for this trip months in advance at a very good price. Finding a hotel was challenging, but in the end we feel we picked the perfect one within our price range.… Continue Reading “Washington D.C. Day 1”

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