A Texan Fourth of July.

July 10, 2012

We spent the long Fourth of July weekend back in Texas with my family. The weekend was relaxing with just enough busy, and just enough activity. We watched fireworks, went shopping, received a sweet surprise visit from one of my best friends, Casey, and her two little ones, toured the NASA Space Center, drove up and down Galveston beach, visited the San Jacinto Monument and Battleship of Texas, had a family BBQ, and spent plenty of time laying around with dogs.

My heart is full and my brain is empty, so here is a photo dump of our five-day weekend.

As I watched the fireworks this year, I couldn't help but think just how lucky we are to live in such a free country, to gather in an open church parking lot and just be. Thank you to those who have made this possible.

We had lunch one day at Tiny Boxwoods.

I am thankful to a good friend and astronaut who gave us a special tour of such an important place in our country's history.

We drove by the beach of Texas.

We walked the battlefield of Texas' independence.

We had a great weekend. What about you?

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  1. Daddy and Chris look like ecstatic little kids in that shuttle thing. That's adorable.

  2. Looks like you had a busy couple of days. We didn't get to do too much because it was too hot for the babes, but we still had a happy fourth, glad you did too!

  3. Thanks! Luckily, there was a nice breeze so it was manageable. Glad you had a happy one!

  4. I really love your photos!

  5. Thank you! I enjoy capturing the memories. :)


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