Wordful Wednesday

Sorry for the lack of posting and blog visiting. Seems the spring cleaning bug bit me while on my trip. This is good! I have a lot to get done before I start work again and I need all the help I can get (aka motivation). I plan on catching up next week. I will be training out-of-town and won’t have the distractions: hungry teen, laundry, dishes, plants, mowing, dogs to potty/clean up after, commuting. It almost sounds like another vacation, yes?

Please send Jason some good vibes. Not only will he be dealing with his “normal” crazy life, but he will be stepping into the role of teen parent – helping me out while I’m away – seven years sooner than he should be. Pray. Ha!
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Our trip was amazing. The wildflowers are blooming, especially between San Antonio and Corpus. Purple, pink, blue, yellow, and red stretch like flowing waves as if God dipped his paintbrush and painted a canvas of color. Pictures would not have done it justice and had we stopped for each beauty mark we would have never made it here and back (at least for many, many, many days).

We had a great time. Residence Inn had plenty of space for all three of us. The beach was just as sweet and calming as I had imagined. I never wanted to leave. Ever.

Trip pics

We didn’t forget the sunscreen, in fact, SPF 100 works very well. Yes, 100! I had no idea they even MADE that. Wow.

I love the seagulls. I don’t love feeding them, because they turn ugly real quick, but this one in the air is what I love most. The swift glide they have, and their soft float landings.


Just like a rock star, I really do wish I had her sense of fashion. It truly is inherit and not environment, or environment not inherit, whichever – her aunt is very stylish.


Sand art, courtesy of Jason, believe it or not, someone actually came by and took a picture (besides me that is). Heh!

Bug eyes and I Sydney and I took a nice two-mile trek along the beach. This was before, you don’t want to see the after. Walking on sand? Not easy (for me anyway), but I love it just the same. The exercise and the sights. We got to see a bride in her wedding dress being photographed. Awesome.


Bird? Plane? Size of shark? Don’t you love playing charades in the ocean? Surely she wasn’t jumping over that teeny wave? Hmm.


Perfect ending to a perfect trip. The eight-hour drive back wasn’t even that bad…. considering that SYDNEY drove a big part of it…YIKES. Luckily I had the sea breeze to meditate on – that doesn’t work when parking at Starbucks REAL close to another car if you’d like to know – but the sounds of children playing, seagulls calling, the smells of the salty air, and the gorgeous palm trees flapping in the gust. Ah. Those. Those work wonders while driving with a teenager.

Now, I’m off to mow the yard, then lunch with my matron of honor. Yay! Happy hump day!

27 thoughts on “Wordful Wednesday

  1. Angelia!
    Wow, this looks sooo nice!!! Love the pictures! And – what a great little get away! I think I would have to go further than 8 hours to break out the swimming suit!!!

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  2. Looks wonderful — I’m jealous!! I’m a fan of SPF 100 — Right now I have a spray Neutrogena sunscreen that’s awesome – no 100, but quite high (and let’s face it, the moment you start swimming/sweating it all has to be reapplied!) — I like the spray because it gets it on everywhere, and fast ๐Ÿ™‚

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  3. No apologies needed when you can show and tell about this kind of holiday.
    And I have all faith in Jason and Sydney, they are well broken in by you!
    You enjoy your other time away, be totally relaxed so they send you again because they love seeing you like that and they will be proud of themselves that they got on so well without you, yeah.
    xox Wilma

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  4. Aaaaah your pictures make me really jealous! I’m still running around in my winter jacket! YES you read correctly. We had snow last Sunday morning… Can’t wait for spring to come round AND stay…

    Have a nice time doing your spring cleaning!

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  5. Kristi

    What a great trip! Glad you got to spend some quality time with your man and your beautiful daughter ๐Ÿ™‚ And lunch was yumm yesterday too!!

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  6. I love the beach. It restores my soul. So jealous!

    Glad you had an awesome time with two of your favorite people!! Welcome back. Positive thoughts for Jason, though I’m sure they will do quite well together.

    ♥Spot

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  7. Oh girl, you know how much I love the beach!! So glad you got some refreshing, rejuvinating salty sea air for your lungs! You guys look like you had a blast. Love the pics. And were Jason and Sydney really in the gulf?? Wasnt it freezing???? brrrrrrrrrrrr!

    I dont even put my big toe in down here until June! lol

    Glad you made it safely home. =)

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  8. A nice trip to the beach! Now that’s what I need!
    Seems like you had a fantastic time with your kids… priceless!

    Thanks so much for visiting my blog on my SITS day! I am you newest follower. Hope you’ll visit me again soon!

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