|At the fort.|
|At the museum.|
the museum, and I learned about Billy Mitchell, whom I want to read about more. On the way out we did visit a nearby fort, Fort Barrancas, which is just around the corner from the museum. I think Forts are very cool, and this one sits looking into Pensacola Bay. We also learned why Pensacola is called the “City of Five Flags.” I always think about Florida as being Disney and touristy beaches, but it is flavorful in history as well. The day was pretty much done at that point because we had booked a fishing charter for 600 hours in Destin on Wednesday. (Yes, I had the kids in bed and asleep at 1930 hours, which is the only reason I was able to write
|Inside the fort.|
|At the fort looking into Pensacola Bay.|
for coolers to take on the boat for six-hour fishing trip. We have nausea meds for all of us, and I always keep barf bags. We had thought about fishing off the beach, but Vic is very nervous to do any of that ourselves, and it will be nice that hopefully he and I will actually get to participate since we will not have to worry about rods that we know nothing about or bait that we know nothing about. And, by some huge chance we catch something, someone else can take it off the hook.
(There are a couple more pictures below.)
|The wind was blowing so hard, his shirt is blurred.|
|Eli is wrapped up, but Caleb wanted to try it... he didn't last but|
a couple of minutes or less.