Sunday, February 7, 2010

A Super Weekend

On Super Saturday we all gathered

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at the Riverside Grill and boarded

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our cruise ship for a 2 hour cruise up the

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Rio Grande River.  We cruised past the

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Chimney Rock RV Park on the US side of the river and we saw

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recreational facilities on the Mexico side of the river.

All along the river we were reminded of the awesome job of the Border Patrol.  We saw

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boats, and

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land patrol.  The boat driver pointed out

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places along the river where it is obvious that the illegal's enter the river.

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we found these guys swimming in the river.  However, they don’t seem to be bothered about which side of the river they are on. LOL

We also saw

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this pretty restaurant on the Mexico side of the river.  Sorry, we couldn’t stop, but not everyone on the cruise had their passports.  But, soon, we were back

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to our restaurant and it was lunchtime!  We also had the pleasure of sharing

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Arlene’s birthday with her.  So,

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Happy Birthday, Arlene.  Later in the evening,

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we gathered at Kevin and Arlene’s for

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birthday cake, and continued our visiting until time for all to go home.

Super Sunday…

Today, everyone planned to go out to the Don Wes Flea Market.  Well, everyone, but us and Rod and Deb…and the four of us rented

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this ATV and were off for an adventure.  We traveled

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on the levee road…and

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on the back road…and

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on the jungle road.

We saw a coyote, that was too fast for the camera and

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this hawk who was looking for dinner.

We traveled on to a big field were we took

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a much needed break.


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our driver said, it was time to get back….because soon

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our guests would be arriving and they would be ready to eat!  And, that also meant it would be time for a

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a little football!  And, we all know how that

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turned out….some where happy and

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some were a little disappointed!

But what a great game it was and congratulations to the Saints!!

As we ended this super weekend, we are all disappointed to have to say good-bye to Rod and Deb.  They will be traveling tomorrow up to San Antonio to visit with their son for a few weeks.  But, we look forward to their return in March to Rockport.

Travel safe and see you soon!

1 comment:

  1. Great pictures and definitely looks as if everyone had a great time! Have fun & travel safe...