Some Pictures From San Leon / Galveston
We spent a bit at Galveston Beach, playing in the Gulf waters. Not
Seems there's miles of beach and one can just park along the seawall
and walk down.
It was fun. Rick kept getting "attacked" by the local fish. Shades of
the old days diving in Lake Martin when the bream would nibble on body
No oil or tar balls, but lots of some kind of rough-feeling
vegetation floating around.
Someone mentioned there was a jellyfish warning and Cathy did see one,
so we went on to other things.
Here's a stainless steel replica of a 1913 Burgess and Curtis
Biplane at Bay Street Park in Texas City.
The park is on the site of the First U.S. Aerosquadron from 1913 to
Then we hit the Kemah Boardwalk. We ran into a 70 year old
Japanese guy who was a real character. His two grandaughters asked us
to take some pics of them with their cameras, Then offered to shoot us.
Cathy met one of Rick's relatives at the aquarium and had an
The Boardwalk Beast!
The Boardwalk Beast is a customized open deck speedboat built in
Tuckahoe, New Jersey just for The Kemah Boardwalk. It's advertised to
be a wet ride at speeds up to 40 MPH ( 35 kts). Not really that fast.
We passed on the ride because of Cathy's back and neck problems.