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A long drive, a nice visit, lots of seaweed and a way overpriced meal

It took us a total of 10 hours to make it to the beach, but we stopped along the way to visit Grandmother. She looked terrific, got to hold Henry, and the kids really enjoyed seeing her again. We hope to take her to Hooters for lunch on Thursday (her favorite).

Our unit is about 200 feet from the beach. We spent an hour or so at the beach before heading to dinner at the beach bar. What a mistake that was! It was way overpriced, didn't have the grilled shrimp Michael wanted (though they did bring out grilled, shelled shrimp for Beth...I'm baffled by that one), but it was beach front and we got to watch the sunset while we waited.

I'm not sure what's on the plate for tomorrow (not a decision I am permitted to make), but I'm fairly certain we'll be at the beach at some point. Henry has to eat some more sand since he only ate 1/2 the beach today. I want to do some fishing with the kids too.

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