The Best Beaches on the Gulf of Mexico Are in…. Alabama?

You know how you look at a brochure of a place, and then you get there and wonder where they REALLY took the photos?  That’s happen more than a few times to me and because of that I usually arrive at a new destination with low expectations.  This was my first time in Alabama, and […]

Photo of the Week – The Full Harvest Moon over a Beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama

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Photo of the Week : A Sailboat in Galveston Bay from the Kemah Boardwalk, Texas

I love sailboats.  There’s just something beautiful in the simplicity and the way that the wind catches the sails.  We saw this one in the Gulf of Mexico in Kemah, Texas. Read more about Kemah Boardwalk

Mama! I Have Kemah in My Face! – The Kemah Boardwalk, Texas

Looking back at the brief time I lived in Houston over a decade ago, Kemah was a bright spot. When we decided to spend a few days in the Houston/Galveston area, I knew we’d need to spend some time at the Kemah Boardwalk. In fact, it was the first place we headed when we got […]

Scoot Your Boots Out of Houston! – A Daytrip to Galveston, Texas

When you are visiting Houston, you can only put up with your kids nagging you to go to the Gulf for so long.  It doesn’t matter how much culture or knowledge you pack in those little brains it seems that all they want is to hit the beach! We were only in Galveston for a […]