Blackbird perches high shade tent support pole bending he’s reaching to bite.
Toes holding down sand Drinking water to hydrate Swimsuit dries salty.
It’s been awhile since I posted an update, so thought I ‘d share what’s been going on with me. I’m sure I’m not the only one to be whizzing through summer. It just gets faster and faster each year. I went on vacation to Florida in June. We rented a house with some of myContinue reading “Summer News”
At the beach I close my eyes and… I feel the wind ruffle the individual hairs on my arm and blow across my face. Gritty sand sticks to my feet. My skin is tight from dried saltwater. I see the colorful umbrellas, kites, sand toys, bathing suits, blankets and towels as I look down theContinue reading “A Total Sensory Experience”
An introverted gamer teen desires family time, to feel connection. And love. She takes off her shoes and follows grandma through the sand, carrying chairs and umbrellas close to water’s edge, smiling, even though today is not a day for swimming. She sits in a chair as sand blows into her every crease and crevice.Continue reading “Fish Out of Water”
A young man brings a black curly-haired four-month-old puppy to the beach. He throws a tennis ball across the white mounds and the pup runs after it, bringing it back slobbery and full of sand. The young man throws it toward the water. The pup runs after it, but stops abruptly at water’s edge, prancingContinue reading “Tucker (a vignette)”
I have been extremely lucky to be able to travel quite a bit in my lifetime. It’s a favorite thing to do, so I’ve taken advantage of opportunities presented to me. One thing I’ve noticed over the years, is the differences in beaches. On the east side of the continent, or west side of theContinue reading “Beaches”