Sea Turtle Hatchling Release at Padre Island National Seashore

Sea Turtle Hatchling Swimming in Ocean

Last summer, we had the chance to watch dozens of baby sea turtles make their way to the ocean during a sea turtle hatchling release at Padre Island National Seashore.

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Sand and Sun

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Earlier this month, The Nerd took some time off work and we got to visit his family on the Texas Gulf Coast. We got to see Cirque du Soleil and we even visited the Texas State Aquarium.

It was sunny and warm, so we took Andrew down to the beach one day to play in the sand. Our first trip to the beach with Andrew ended in tears, so I had high hopes that this time, he’d love it.

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Visiting the Texas State Aquarium

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The Nerd’s work had plant shutdown this week, so we headed south to visit his parents and sister in Corpus Christi, Texas. One thing I knew I wanted to do while we were here was visiting the Texas State Aquarium with Andrew.

I just knew that the blue tanks filled with brightly-colored fish would fascinate him. And I wasn’t disappointed! In fact, we went during the week and we practically had the whole place to ourselves! Andrew spent a good while staring at the dolphin tank, which is where I snapped some of my favorite photos of him ever.

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Fun in the Sun


A few weeks ago, we headed to Corpus Christi to spend Memorial Day weekend with The Nerd’s family.

On Sunday, we headed to the beach for a few hours with Andrew.

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