A nonprofit doing a beach survey in Texas found a message in a bottle that had been launched by a vacationer in Jamaica several months earlier. The Mission-Aransas Reserve, composed of scientists and education professionals who study the coast and waters, said in a Facebook post that researchers conducting a beach survey along the Texas Padre Island National Seashore found two messages in bottles last week.
… The first to be detailed was written by Madi Whalen, a recent high school graduate from Kansas City, Missouri. The letter, dated June 13, 2022, said Whalen was vacationing in Jamaica with two friends when she launched the bottle. She wrote: “I wish I has some good secrets or something to share, but I really don’t. I wonder where this letter will end up.”
… The Mission-Aransas Reserve said details of the second message in a bottle will be shared on Facebook later in the week. Here is the first of the messages: