In the evening, the couple often heads to the Adirondack chairs by the water for a light show that is no less beautiful than fireworks. "We don't get to view the sunsets from our location, but the view of the moon is incredible," Colene says. "We love to sit and watch the moonbeams on the water."
On the Boardwalk
The small town of Kemah, located on Galveston Bay, offers big fun for family getaways. The Kemah Boardwalk has amusement rides, games, dining, and shopping in a waterside setting. If you want to get close to undersea creatures, head to Stingray Reef to feed live stingrays. Visit www.kemahboardwalk.com, or call toll-free 1-877-285-3624 for more information.
Pages 86-88: Architecture by Carl Joiner, AIA, and interior design by Colene Joiner, ASID, IIDA, Joiner Partnership, Inc., Kingwood, Texas, (281) 359-6401 or www.joinerpartnership.com; quarter board above front door by Walters & Bogdahn, (508) 228-8599; landscaping by A.J.'s Landscaping, Houston, (713) 957-0449 or www.ajslandscaping.com; interior paint is Aquatic Blue (ICI 1297) by ICI Dulux Master Palette collection, www.icipaintstores.com; cedar shingles from Marine Home Center, Nantucket, Massachusetts, (508) 228-0900 or www.marinehomecenter.com.
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"All-American Style" is from the July 2006 issue of Southern Living.