so saturday morning we had a wonderful free breakfast at the marriott (omelets, fruit, biscuits, bacon, potatoes) and then went to see an IMAX Deep Sea movie...very very good! then we walked to the Alamo and around the grounds...here are some pics...
beautiful koi in a pond on the alamo grounds
look at the line behind mom and les! it was 1/2 a mile long...no way were we standing in 105 degree heat for an hour to see inside.
you can't see all the plastic cups, leaves, trash floating in the water in this pic!
so then after the Alamo, we headed to NorthStar Mall where every citizen of San Antonio was shopping on Saturday...i was hot, tired of walking, and nearing a panic attack, so mike and i went to the car while mom and les got some lunch. we got in the car and turned on the air on to cool down, then mike noticed little bugs crawling all over the floorboards of les' car. so we both jump out of the car to see what kind of bugs they are...and they were SPIDERS! hundreds of tiny, fast, scary spiders crawling ALL OVER les' car. we started pulling the mats out of the car and trying to kill the spiders but they were so fast! mike said we'd have to bug spray the whole car at which point i said there was no way i was riding from san antonio to austin, pregnant, in a pesticide sprayed vehicle. so being the smart man my hubby is, he said HAIR SPRAY...we'll kill them with hair spray. so he sprayed the whole car with hairspray and we killed around 300 spiders. mom and les came back to the car and we killed more spiders all the way to austin.
then we finally get to austin, arrive at our hotel and mike and les go in to check-in...mike comes back to the car and says you're not gonna want to stay...the power is out! no air or lights. the management assures us that it will be fixed within a couple of hours, so we go eat dinner at Saltgrass and come back, and still no power. we are in the process of getting a room at their sister hotel, when the power comes back on. so we stayed and thankfully our room cooled down very fast, and the hotel was gorgeous! brand new, clean, big rooms, and a little kitchen in each room! sunday we shopped and ate dinner at BJ's and ended our weekend on a great note! but wow...what a weekend!
and finally, here i am at 13 weeks!