Beach Scenes

  • When the younger kids kept begging to stay in the water a little longer at the beach, their big brother Bob (kind of a bully--and in a hurry to get to McDonalds) said, "No, the day is nearly done and dark is when the sharks come to feed on kids that don't listen . . ."

Nearly Dark

By |August 29th, 2019|Categories: Beach Scenes, sunsets & rainbows, Texas|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Nearly Dark
  • Seeing the Bolivar lighthouse for the first time, Jimmy looked at the puny little light and wondered how did you call the EverReady bunny, and did they have lighthouse batteries.  He also wondered if bringing in a pink fuzzy rabbit would be introducing a non-native invasive species . . .

Lighthouse

By |January 31st, 2019|Categories: Architecture, Beach Scenes, Texas|Tags: , |Comments Off on Lighthouse

Missed the Big One

As November came and the end of Hurricane season was in sight, coastal Texans all breathed a sigh of relief for another year . . .

By |November 8th, 2018|Categories: Beach Scenes, Natural Disasters, sunsets & rainbows, Texas|Tags: |Comments Off on Missed the Big One

Flood Insurance

As the tropical depression turned into a tropical storm and perhaps later a hurricane, LaVerne (pictured) was trying to remember if she had paid her flood insurance premium. After the trouble she had collecting last year, she wasn’t sure she cared; it took a law suit filed in Judge Judy’s court to finally get the company to pay . . .

By |September 18th, 2018|Categories: Beach Scenes, Economy, Natural Disasters|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Flood Insurance

True Grit

Though the seaside buffet was good, Horace contended that it really gave diners an understanding of “True Grit . . .”

By |July 18th, 2018|Categories: Beach Scenes, Birds|Tags: , , |Comments Off on True Grit

Leaning Towards Quitting

The storm had taken quite a toll, but now the calm gulf waters were back, the blue skies and the tourists. Joseph (not pictured) had rebuilt before, but was getting tired; leaning in fact towards quitting, collecting the insurance and moving to Nebraska . . .

By |February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Beach Scenes, Natural Disasters, Texas|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Leaning Towards Quitting