August 24, 2007

Galveston


We had a friend reunion in Galveston last weekend - some friends we hadn't seen since our wedding! Galveston is a beach town near Houston, TX. We stayed in a little beachfront house with a great view of the ocean. We were concerned for a bit because of the hurricane that we seemed to be "driving towards"... but it ended up as lovely weather with a little overcast, which seemed perfect for August in Texas. I stole all of these shots from my extremely talented photographer friend, Deji's flickr account.... isn't he good? Click the image for a close-up view.
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Between all of us, we must have had about 5 kites up in the air at once. William takes kite flying very seriously so we were pretty focused on keeping the colorful plastic sheet up in the air ... all for under $1.99.


William also takes burgers very seriously, so he brought ginormous meat patties and grilled them to perfection for everyone. I think it was the biggest hamburger I have ever bitten into during my life as a carnivore.


And here we are! minus Deji... and Erica.



And here's some more incredible shots by Deji. He's so good at making seaweed look beautiful.

2 comments:

Deji said...

Thanks for the photo compliments & great job putting the weekend together Shelley! William, those burgers have now been immortalized and will live long in our memories :-D

Dina said...

Everything looks great! Brilliant pictures