"Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning." Psalm 30:5

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

There's Something About the Beach!

Sunset my first night.
Growing up on the Gulf Coast and spending lots of time in Galveston, there is just something about the beach.  It is good for the soul!   I reserved a spot at Henderson Beach State Park from Saturday, January 26th through Friday, February 1st.  Pure bliss!

Windy and rough water!
The first couple of days the weather was beautiful but then turned cold and rainy.  One day it was just plain scary but I have my emergency plan worked out - get a hotel room!!!  I didn't have to do that but I did watch the weather closely all day.  The wind was really blowing and the red flags (danger) were flying.



Each day I enjoyed long walks along the beach; rode my bike one afternoon; ate lots of seafood (boiled shrimp and fresh oysters!); and did major damage at the mall one rainy afternoon.  I think I am a throwback to my gender - I just don't like to shop!!!  Didn't seem to have much trouble this day, though.

Oysters on the Half-Shell
I watched them shuck these - and
they came from Galveston, TX!
Portugese Man of War I saw on the
beach - I can remember getting
stung by these when I was a kid!
Not fun!!!

Ardell joined me for one night on her way back to Houston.  We ate at "The Back Porch" a seafood restaurant that Peg and Dave recommended.  It turns out our little brother and several other friends had also eaten there.  I had the Grouper Destin - grilled grouper with shrimp.  No complaints!!!




Sunset the night before I left.


12 comments:

Anonymous said...

It is reаlly a nice and uѕeful ρiece of info.
I'm happy that you shared this helpful informatіon witҺ us.
Please stay սs up to date like this. Thanks for sharing.


Look at my weЬ page - telecharger driver booster (http://wiki.kmvlive.ru/index.php/BDP-S480_Uncomplicated_Examine_-_A_Clean_And_Reasonably_priced_Blu-ray_DVD_Participant_Against_Sony)

Anonymous said...

Thank you for the good writeup. It if truth
be told used to be a enjoyment account it. Glance complicated to far delivered agreeable from you!

However, how can we be in contact?

Here is my website: goji berry

Anonymous said...

I can noot recall ɦow many holidays to Mexico Ӏ have Һad ruined frߋm drinking bad water.

Online buyers сan range from tҺe extrmely tech-savvy tߋ
novices. Υou can oopt fоr optical outputs (headphones οr
internal speakers), provided уoս ԝant to use уour gadgst on the go.
The concept ߋf Product Life Cycle іs basd on biological life
cycle. Ϻoreover, yyou can even fіnd a feԝ below $60 fгom somе
online stores suсh aas autodvdgps.

Anonymous said...

bookmarked!!, I love your website!

Also visit my web site skin care

Anonymous said...

celine handbags for women
I all the time emailed this blog post page to all my contacts, because if like to read it afterward my friends
will too.

Anonymous said...

I was suggested this blog by my cousin. I am not sure whether this post is written by him as nobody else know such detailed
about my difficulty. You are amazing! Thanks!

My web blog: roblox robux generator (http://robloxrobuxhackdownloadnosurvey.wordpress.com)

Anonymous said...

The downsіde of Phen375 is relatively Һigher thnan other siomilar ρroducts,
but like anny other aɗdicted ρerson, tҺe food addict needs to really want to, yet every tіme youu require more.
By consiɗering the advantageѕ Phen375, it is the minute
we'rе told we cɑn't have something, we want itt even more than wе did before.

This ensures fda аpproνed ѡeigҺt loss pills that the poundѕ stay off.


Here is my page ... lossing weight

Anonymous said...

While I will have a risky occupation, hobbies or life insurance employment
genre. M Best is an insurance that provides a snapshot of
your principal. The Fourth National Bank
bought the structure of the same manner you choose to cancel a term.
So it is entirely up to age 70, an evaluation of their children's post-secondary education and growth.
Also look for one life insurance to choose. American acts struggled to meet codes.
This is a huge premium.

My blog post cheap life insurance online ()

Anonymous said...

It's a pity you don't have a donate button! I'd definitely donate to this superb blog!
I guess for now i'll settle for book-marking and adding your RSS feed to my
Google account. I look forward to brand new updates and will talk about this website with my Facebook group.
Chat soon!

Here is my weblog; free minecraft server hosting

Anonymous said...

The story of the film focuses on a zombie who falls
in love with a girl and tries to save her from him fellow zombies
who want to feed themselves on anything that have a heartbeat
going on. However, you have to make sure that the website where you
will watch movies is safe and free from all kinds of viruses.
Most of us are truly entertained of watching
movies whether it is through a TV channel, big screen and online.


Also visit my site ... film streaming

Anonymous said...

If you don't have an existing credit card merchant account, the app's
owner will help get one through their company. When you aren't punctual
you set yourself up for escalating levels of stress.
Being late communicates the appointment wasn't important to you.


Also visit my web page hotschedules login - ,

Anonymous said...

Pretty nice post. I just stumbled upon your weblog and wanted to mention that I've truly loved browsing your weblog posts.
In any case I will be subscribing to your feed and I hope
you write again soon!

My website: стероиды в астане