Thursday, August 23, 2007

Catching up...

First of all, anyone notice that they changed the theme song to Sesame Street on the new episodes? It has a more hip hop beat to it. Anyone, nothing will get Dylan out of his seat and dancing like that new version. He even likes the music that plays during the credits. Whatever.

So we've been out and about and doing a million different things lately. This weekend kept up the manic pace as we hit Louisiana and then San Antonio. My family on my mom's side lives in Baton Rouge, and we (my mom, me and Dylan) did one of our quickie trips where we drove up Friday night and then left Saturday night. We stayed at a grotesque little motel where I am sure many hitchhikers and prostitutes have met an unfortunate fate. Dylan didn't want to be in the room, probably because children can communicate with spirits and all of them were telling him to run. We decided to take a late dip in the pool at ten and when we got there, the girl was locking it up. One look at Dylan in his swim trunks and floaties made her tell us that she would leave it open for us. Yay!

We went to my Paw Paw's the next morning and saw the newest addition - Max! He is a cute little boy almost adorable enough to make me breed again...almost. Here he is with his proud mama, Stephanie:
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We spent a lot of time in the pool and Dylan got his first jump off the diving board. He always likes an audience, so he would pump his arms, say hooray, make sure everyone else said hurray and then jump. He had fun with his cousins Sadie and Katie...
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There's something really neat about the fact that Dylan gets to swim in the same pool I used to swim in as a little kid. I used to love going out to Paw Paw's and eating good food and swimming - and now Dylan and I get to share that!

We got home around 10 that night and by nine the next morning, Jason, Dylan and I were on the road to San Antonio. I watched "Shut Up and Sing" the Dixie Chicks documentary last week and so I was inspired to roll through South Texas playing their newest album (which I love - check out "Everybody Knows," "Not Ready to Make Nice," and "Lullaby" if you haven't already). That should make someone laugh since we know how much of a country fan I am not, but I gotta like someone who stands up for what they believe no matter what the consequence.

Anyways, we were meeting the Kellers and the Fujas for a weekend in San Antonio at the Hyatt Hill Country Resort and to see Sea World. If you are ever in the area, check this place out. The prices were really fair considering how much you got out of the place and we constantly had fun stuff to do. My only complaint - why is it that the nicer the hotel, the more likely you have to pay for internet service? The roach motel in Baton Rouge has free internet, but of course this place didn't. No biggie since Jason worked there and will expense it, but just a peeve of mine. The trip was awesome (except Sea World - DS and DH pretty much melted down immediately) and I can't wait to go back...

Here are the highlights of the hotel:
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and now with people having fun!
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After the weekend, our family stopped in downtown San Antonio to see the Alamo and the Riverwalk. A great ending for a great weekend...
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Thanks for tolerating that mega post - whew!!

6 comments:

shannon said...

great pictures! glad you kids had a nice time!!

Carrie said...

great pictures, that hotel looks cool.

Diana said...

Sounds like you had a great time. Your son is adorable. Love the pictures.

Kache said...

Great hotel pics and I like Dylan's expression in the 2nd to last one :)

Delfina said...

Love all the picture's. Looks like it was blast.

Scrap_N_Angel said...

You guys look like you had a great time! I love that hotel.