Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Welcome Back, Tyler!

On July 27, my "little" brother Tyler returned from Manaus, Brazil (that's in the Amazon) where he served a two-year mission for my church. Lucky for us, he had a five-hour layover in Dallas, so we got to spend the morning with him!

We hit some crazy traffic, so we were a little late getting to the airport. He also got through customs VERY fast--he was already outside when we found him!

First we took him out for a big, American breakfast. No pictures but we took him here, and had some yummy Nutella french toast! We still had a few hours to kill, so we went to the Sea Life Aquarium in Grapevine. It had just opened, and in the 100-degree weather it was a popular spot! We had to wait in line for a while, but we had fun catching up and taking pictures:

Tyler jumped right back into "uncle" mode, and the girls just loved him for it!

They had a cool tank with a glass floor that you could walk on:

Seeing how we measure up to the sharks (this is sooo not accurate, I may be short but I am taller than five feet at least!):

Playing peek-a-boo with the tanks:

Before taking Tyler back to the airport, we had to compare tans. My Texas tan is almost as dark as his Brazil tan, though in the bright sunshine neither of them look as dark as they really are:

We loved having Tyler back with us, even if it was just a sneak peek on his way back to Mom and Dad's house!

1 comment:

Jenny said...

Too cute Jess! I love that you had to point out you're more than 5 feet. I feel your pain. ;)