Category Archives: South Padre Island

The original Queen Isabella causeway of Port Isabel, Texas, is an enigmatic relic of poor construction that I first noticed while photographing the bay from the south end of South Padre Island. In its current state, it begins from the southeast tip of Port Isabel and extends over the blue water of the bay before […]

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This was conceived as an experimental photograph more than anything else. It was our second-to-last day in South Padre, and I had decided to head across the causeway to explore Port Isabel about an hour before sunrise. The fog was incredibly dense, so thick that I was afraid to venture into unexplored territory while driving, […]

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I realize that fog might be an odd thing to love, since most people seem to think of it as a weather inconvenience, a hindrance to an otherwise lovely day. But not me. The first things I do every morning are come downstairs, feed Nika, and look out our west windows to see if the […]

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So I recently spent a week with my wife, daughter, and grandparents in South Padre Island, Texas. The trip marked an important return to normalcy for Teri and me, since it served as a resumption to our pastime of semi-distant travelling (ie, the type that is far enough from home to merit a plane ride). […]

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