Austin is the state capital of Texas, and we had to take a visit to the Capitol building. It was an interesting experience. Not only was the legislature in session (they only meet for a total of six months every two years), but it was “Planned Parenthood day,” so we had to deal with a […]

After leaving Galveston, we continued south along the Gulf to Corpus Christi where we hunkered down for a couple nights. The weather was rainy and very windy, so we opted to not do any sightseeing and plan to visit again in the future. From there, we drove south and inland to Mission, known as the […]

The city of Galveston is located on Galveston Island on the Gulf Coast of Texas. We spent a couple of days there and had a great time. The beaches were nice, although the water here isn’t as blue as further down south. That’s because of the silt carried into the Gulf by the Mississippi River. […]