A digital camera showed up for Christmas 2000. It is a Sony Mavica FD 73. Here are a few photos that have been taken since: (Click on the thumbnail to see a larger picture)
Below: The Edgewater condominiums on South Padre Island, TX. The arrow points to the unit we stay in each winter.
Below: Sunset from the condo balcony on South Padre Island.
Below: Taken at the Santa Ana wildlife refuge in the Rio Grande Valley area of Texas.
The next few pictures were taken at the Atascosa Wildlife Refuge in South Texas
Ripley's Believe It or Not came to South Padre Island to film the making of a sandcastle. About eight people proficient in sandcastling met at the beach one morning about 9:00am. The Sandcastle was finished at 3:30pm. It should be on the Ripley Believe It or Not TV program in March. See it below.
My son, daughter in law and I hired a guide and went fishing. The next picture shows our catch of 25 speckled trout during a five hour trip.
This next picture shows pelicans fighting over the fish scraps while the guide was filleting them.