A day on the island………

That’s South Padre Island,Texas. #2 son and wife have been visiting this week and had brought a motorcycle with so we could do some riding. Well, the weather was not good for such activity……til yesterday…..so off we went.

A view of the island from the mainland/Port Isabel…………….


Fishing wharf with the bridge to the island on the right………


Sunny, breezy and beautiful………

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A shrimp/seafood meal at “Dirty Al’s” is a must!!!!


My choice (always!): blackened shrimp tacos!!!!!! Combined with a Mexican soda.


Our little place has returned to quiet as the ‘kids’ took off for the frozen northern regions/MN this morning.


Miss them!!!!!! Sigh………………..


About treadlemusic

A quilter who rides motorcycle, living on a small hobby farm in southeastern Minnesota. Grandmother and Great Grandmother.
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12 Responses to A day on the island………

  1. witchylin says:

    Wow! Summer has hit Texas. Looks a really lovely place.

    • treadlemusic says:

      Finally….a few days closer to the average temps (around 70F). Today: about 80F! Unfortunately, the weather was totally crummy all but 1 day when the kids were here and now,of course, it’s gorgeous!!! LOL!

  2. I love these snapshots of warmth and your dear family.

  3. Vicki in MN says:

    oh sure make us all jealous of your beautiful weather!!

    • treadlemusic says:

      Well, you see, LB/Laurie asked and I just HAD to post an update!!!!! I mean, I couldn’t just ignore the request…..could I????? Hehehe………………….Spring is coming………..(sending toasty hugs……..)

  4. LB says:

    I’m so very glad you shared some photos from Texas!! YAY!!
    What a great time you had, and I loved seeing the family photos and those yummy looking tacos.

    • treadlemusic says:

      Got a text last night (Sat.) and son/wife had gotten home around 7 pm. His thoughts were that he would definitely rather be back here til ’bout, oh, May!!!! LOL! He’s a long-haul trucker and leaves for CA tomorrow a.m. (Mon) with a serious snowstorm headed towards MN from the West Coast. UGH!!!!
      We had an awesome time on the island but really wished we could have gotten more than 1 day that was decent……sigh……………..

  5. Jackie says:

    Awww glad you had fun with your sweet family! I bet you wont be missing the 8 -12 inches fore- casted for down around your place here in Minnesota. 6 -11 here in Rochester, but I’ll have to see it to believe it. I hope we get the 11 inches.

  6. What a lovely day you have had!
    Enjoy the sun…. Just rain and wind here!

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