One week ago Gavin and Rosie woke up in Texas. We celebrated Gavin’s birthday weekend by taking in as many sights as we possibly could. We thought it would be fun to share a few differences from our travels in Minnesota to our travels in Texas with you! We will be sharing stories with you soon about our many adventures but for today enjoy the photos!
Pampas grass in Texas
Cattails in Minnesota
State Capital in Austin, Texas
State Capital in St. Paul, Minnesota
Texas State Flag
Minnesota State Flag
Longhorn cattle run on the streets in Fort Worth, Texas by the Stockyard.
On our post Together Via Skype we spoke about Gavin’s first author Skype event with America. It was the first Skype event in the Litchfield, Minnesota community. Here is the video from that memorable evening. Gavin was answering a question about the characters in his novel, The Blood Tree. Everyone in attendance was so happy to “meet” Gavin and ask him questions about his novels. Gavin was thrilled to be in the same room with his American fans through Skype.
For Gavin and Rosie, it was the third time they had ever Skyped and seen each other in real time, after 16 years of friendship. Seeing each other through technology made them even more determined that one day, they would actually meet in person. And they did. But that’s another blog post …