The bus from Brownsville to South Padre Island is Rio Transit; you catch it 45 minutes after the hour every hour till 5:45PM at the downtown Brownsville bus depot on 12th Street. It leaves you off at the intersection of routes 48 and 100, in front of the Church's Chicken in Port Isabel. From there the free Wave bus (yellow, strange-looking) takes you all the way to the Convention Center in S.P.I. at beach access #2. I caught it today to prepay my Greyhound ticket and get my 7-day discount.

My friend went to Wal-Mart yesterday and picked me up a Linksys Wireless-G USB Network Adapter. Pretty good buy at $50, and it looks like it won't overheat and flake out like the damned PCMCIA cards.

It's nice to be back on the ocean (well, the Gulf of Mexico) again, and the water here is a lot warmer than the Pacific. Lots of bars here, including Kelly's, an Irish pub, and even a microbrewery, which I haven't tried yet. This isn't really a vacation, as I'm still scrambling to get my customer's website online, but a change of scenery at least.

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