S: Beach 2011
1: Ahhh....Surf City, our home away from home.....
2: Pier Time! | One of our favorite nighttime activities is to walk to the pier after dinner and have some ice cream!
4: Catching some waves!
6: Getting ready to walk to the park.... | Another one of our favorite after dinner activities.
11: OUR OWN
13: At least once during our trips we have to go down to the end of the island and explore. We can drive the Yukon right out onto the beach, where there are no people around, and more shells then you could ever ask for. There is also all kinds of crabs and "Gary's" with tide pools galore! It is lots and lots of fun, we can spend hours down there!
14: Heading into the city......... | Wilmington, NC
18: The Aquarium at Fort Fisher
19: Larry's worst nightmares almost came true when he aggravated this alligator until it finally came up and jumped at the glass trying to get him!
21: When Uncle Jon came with us we took a sunset cruise out of Wilmington up and down the Cape Fear River. We had lots of fun, and saw so many beautiful sites!
22: One night we sent Matt and Larry out in search of crab legs and had a feast on the back deck. Afterward we went fishing off the dock behind the house.
24: With no Waves | The
25: We are just going to go for a walk....
27: Since 2008, Topsail Island and the house in Surf City have been our home away from home in the summer. It is the one place that we can go and truly relax without all the hustle and bustle of most beach destinations. Someday, SOMEDAY, we will have our own place there, but for now we will pretend like this one is ours.