On a calm day at the beach, sometimes our goal is an uninterrupted nap. If we wake in Bermuda, so be it. Other times, however, we pray for the waves to grow. And if they do and they capsize our boat, so be it.
One afternoon last week, we picked the kids up after school and headed to the beach for our last after-school stop before the time change. (This time of year, that hour of afternoon light makes a noticeable difference.) I’d planned this a couple of days earlier, and I’d packed snacks and beach gear in advance, […]
At the beach, summer brings flowering yuccas, hours upon hours spent in construction, conversations held between waves, and spills that mothers capture forever. Also see Full-on Summer: Part One, Part Two, and Part Three.
We’ve been a bit busy of late, which I’ll likely get into later on this blog. But I wanted to share a quick glimpse of how we spent our Sunday afternoon, back at the old house. After a couple of days of shells, sandcastles and beach football, the small people opted to try a new […]
You know what I love about the ocean by us at this time of the year? With intoxicatingly warm air and water temperatures, it’s so hands-on. While I really love visiting some of the beaches around the world that have dramatic, rocky cliffs that plunge sharply down to the shore below them, I think I […]