At 6:00am this morning there was some very strong wind gusts that came thru the resort, so we think its gonna be a nasty day. But by 7 o'clock the wind had died down, the skies cleared, sun came up and before we know it's 80f (25c). We had a nice visit from Bill Wilson this morning he dropped over for a coffee and we chatted and did some computing. We are always up early and Carol likes to sleep in, so no problem there.
Then a walkabout for a while and a bite to eat we decided to take a drive over to Port Aransas and check out the beach. A nice drive to Aransas pass then out the point to take the ferry across the channel. This is part of the Texas road system and is a free ferry, they had three running today so only about a 5 minute wait. Apparently this is one of only three beach areas in the USA that you are still allowed to drive on, I wouldn't swear by it but I know I read it somewhere.
|lets go to the beach
Now this is winter here so not the busy season, I am surf this place would be hopping on the hot summer days, it is after all a tourist destination, with a magnificent beach, and not overdeveloped like some places we have seen. Now after our self guided sightseeing tour we drove , back home to enjoy our our yard and our books for a while. Then once again Happy Hour evolved shortly after 4 pm and a bunch of us gathered around to relax and chat for a bit, before we decided it was time to fire up our barbies and cook up some supper.
Tonight I did potatoes w/onions, cauliflower and carrots and smoked pork chops on the BBQ for a nice tasty meal. A perfect way to end the day with a Dinner and a Movie.
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