Because looking at flowers isn't enough to keep us busy, we ended up spending our afternoon at Dallas World Aquarium and our evening watching our first NHL game.
The Aquarium was super busy and you kind of had to elbow your way up to the front to see anything. However, it was fun and we did get to see some animals we can't see at our zoo back home.
You may be thinking that visiting an aquarium is a strange choice for someone who is ichtyophobic. I was fine most of the time, but the tunnels weren't my favorite. Especially the shark tunnel. I watched Jaws 3 too many times.
Little white fish photobombing the Sea Horse.
For dinner, we went to El Fenix. It's almost a century old... and some really good Mexican food. I finally got some good fajitas, Chesney fell for sour cream enchiladas, and Dan had brisket nachos. Brisket. Nachos.
Chesney knows that if she sees a painted wall, I need to know about it. Isn't it fun?
This is my buddy Victor E Green, signing the free t-shirt we were given at the Stars game. We were at the game pretty early and went to explore the arena (which... how cool is American Airlines Arena?). There was no line for the mascot, so I walked up and told them we were from Kansas and it was our first NHL game. So they gave us shirts (and cozies and towels) and we had our picture taken with the mascot, he signed Chesney's shirt and a poster for me. It's on my art wall. Because yes.
The Stars won 2-1. And I loved it more than I expected to love it. Especially when they got a little physical. In general, I hate watching men fight, but this was fun. It was a great time and we were so glad we went!