Saturday, January 3, 2009

Happy New Year

Yeah, yeah. I know it's rough, but someone has to live in the south. So, why not us? This is how we spent New Year's Day. Sorry to all my friends up in the snowy north.

This is my nephew. You'll notice the catch was a teeny bit small :). I am sure it got thrown back in. I don't think Sam thought I'd really take the picture - lol.

Sam's son with his skim board.
He was really awesome! He could ride the board a really long way.
(I don't normally post children's names here, unless they are my own.)
Mark's fish was a bit bigger. It still got thrown back in.

The board came from Santa :).

You know how I am with birds, flowers, and butterflies. If they are there - they get their picture taken.
Happy New Year!


12 comments:

Divamom said...

It was 83 degrees here yesterday!!! I had the air going in the car and was close to sweating (divas don't like to sweat)! Fort Worth (aka Cowtown) is about 3 hours from Austin. Are you in Texas too?

JanMary said...

Oh looks so warm - it has been freezing here all week, but no snow.

Belle (from Life of a...) said...

I agree completely. I complained a little about not having cooler weather right around the holidays but all things considered, I wouldn't want to live anywhere else in the world!

Wife and Mom said...

Good ol' Florida! These are pretty and make me want to go to the beach.

Julieann said...

I live right by the ocean too--isn't it glorious??!!!

Beautiful pictures!

Julieann

FeeBeeKay said...

Dear Alice - just wanted to say hello! I have been popping over to look at your gorgeous blog ever since you left such a lovely comment on mine, but I haven't posted anything. Thought it was time to 'fess up that I had been peeping!!

Happy New Year to you from Northern Ireland!

FeeBeeKay

Kelly said...

Looks like you started the new year off right!

Alice, Thanks for your comment and I wish I could tell you what I had my camera set on but I just don't remember.

BECKY said...

Hey Gal! Thanks for stopping by my blog and for your encouraging words! I love your photo collages. You do a great job with them! I'll definitely be back to visit!

I homeschool my 10 yo daughter. How many do you teach?

Thanks again and happy new year!
2009--make it divine!!
Becky

Nana said...

Great Pictures. Love our warm weather. Since I have been sick for the past couple weeks it was so nice today to just sit out on the back porch and bask in the warmth. Makes up for all the other things we have to put up with. (creepy crawlers)

Deb said...

Hi Alice,
Thanks for stopping by my blog and for your sweet comments. Don't be decieved by that "sweet" little puppy face...he's incredibly spoiled! He thinks what's his is his and what's mine is his too! He was a rescue, so he deserves a good life..just NOT my starbucks..lol! I enjoyed looking through your blog. The photography is awesome! Here's hoping you have a wonderful New Year too!

Melissa Weisbard said...

How awful for you to have to spend Christmas at the beach. LOL

Carla said...

Love these pictures! Enjoy that coast!!! (the lake my mom lives on has a flock of pelicans that come in, we just sit in amazement and drool over them!! Great big birds:)



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