Surfing in Austin, Texas

Our son Surfing in Austin
Our son was raised in Southern California and grew up surfing. He and his wife moved to Austin, Texas several years ago. They wanted to stay near the water, so they bought a sailboat and beganĀ  sailing on beautiful Lake Travis. The photo below was taken from their boat.
When NLand surf park opened nearby, Ted took his board out of storage and was once again able to ride the waves. Yes, the top photo shows him surfing in Texas, something I thought I’d never see! I was thrilled when he sent us the photo. By the way,Ted designed and shaped the board he is riding. That’s another one of his many talents. Now he has the best of two worlds. He is able to surf and sail in a city he loves.

A Day in Seal Beach


Last Thursday I went to Seal Beach to spend the day with my mom. We both love to read, so we visited the library which has a beautiful rose garden. I took the above photo of one of the lovely rose bushes.

This wonderful little statue was also on the library grounds. He almost looks real.

After a thorough look around the Friends of the Library second hand book store, I purchased two wonderful gardening books at a total cost of $1.50. What a bargain. Mom bought several mystery novels, also at bargain prices. It was a fun day for both of us.