Betsy gets a rest in Houston while we fly away

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In my last post, I alluded to the fact that while at Galveston Island we were busy preparing for an overseas trip.  By the time you read this Steve and I will be in the Philippines.  For the next two weeks we’ll be in my hometown of Moalboal on Cebu visiting my 96-year-old mom and the rest of the family.  Then during the third week we’ll be hanging out for some R&R on the island of Palawan (one of over 7,100 islands that make up the Philippines).

Betsy is safely stored in a covered bay near Houston, and will be patiently waiting for our return in time for Christmas.  But she won’t be lonely, for she has company – Erin and Mui’s Phae is at the same facility!


In the meantime let me leave you with more bird photos I took from our “back yard” at site #58 at Galveston Island State Park.

Tri Colored Heron

Tri-Colored Heron

Meadow Lark




Northern Mockingbird



Hey you guys, this is my spot!

Great Egret

Great Egrets

And with this sunset we wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving, and we’ll hook up with you again after December 15th!

Galveston Island State Park


14 thoughts on “Betsy gets a rest in Houston while we fly away

  1. Oh My. Hope you are very very safe from the typhoon my friends. Post and let us know you are ok please.


  2. I enjoyed the post and your photos… Have a wonderful visit with your mom. Enjoy your time at home in the Philippines. Happy Thanksgiving you guys!!!


  3. Enjoy your time in the Philippines and your visit with family — I hope you’ll be posting some photos from your trip. Safe travels, and we look forward to your return! (Love your capture of the Tri-colored heron!)


  4. Enjoy your time “home” visiting with family:) Have a wonderful little honeymoon!!!

    Happy Thanksgiving!


  5. Wonderful images MonaLiza! We hope you and Steve have a great holiday visit with your family. 🙂


  6. Fabulous pictures! I’ll bet your mother is really excited you are coming. Hope you’ll be able to post some from there. I’d love to visit the Philippines. Safe journey!!


  7. Ahhhhh how cute. The two RV can bond while y’all are gone.
    Your backyard is gorgeous! Safe travels.


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