Rio Grande Valley: Quirk & Circumstance

I just got back from a quick four-day trip to South Padre Island in South Texas. I had never been before and, as a native Texan, was slap happy to get some sand time with old friends. I was also happy to snap this puzzling/awesome picture outside of a Valero in Port Isabel:

I will be back in the Valley in a couple weeks for my brother’s wedding, and I have a feeling there will be a lot to explore in this very unique part of Texas!