I thought I missed them – my winter icebergs that I love. You can see them in full size on my post from a couple of years ago. And I was really sad. Then realized I had no right to feel sad. My reason for not getting to the beach to see the icebergs was because I was too busy playing on the slopes in the east. But nature had a gift for me. The last day on the slopes was April 7, and on the 11th I headed to the beach and got this visual treat:
And it wasn’t a moment too soon — the party was breaking up.
And then they were gone.
I had two super treats to wrap the day on the trip where we encountered the end of the bergs for the year.
Look how nature took the love I feel for my man and celebrated it with a heart over his head at one of my favorite spots:
You can see it a bit better in this pic, but Chris looks a bit goofy. Can’t have it all, I guess 😉
and my other treat –
2. One of my favorite things in life is taking a walk when the birds are tucking in for the night. I love the sounds of nature at dusk. Just take a listen and relax with me.
We live a bit more than 10 minutes from the beach (Lake Ontario). When Lauren and CJ were visiting, it was cloudy, but we told them it didn’t necessarily mean it was cloudy at the beach. Although it’s only 10 minutes away, the weather is often quite different. We shared this story with them:
There was one day a couple of years ago where I thought Chris would be joining me at the beach. I waited and waited, and I managed to get a nasty sunburn while waiting (unusual for me–I usually tan). When I got home, I found out Chris had been thinking I’d show up any minute all day since it was so rainy 🙂
Anyway. Coming home from the beach we had a decent illustration of this, which I find so fascinating. It’s in the featured image for this post (at the top). Check out the grey skies as we face home, then look at the image in the rear-view mirror. That’s the beach.
Bonus image that has nothing to do with the post — except that it’s a pretty shot from my favorite beach. Couldn’t resist adding it 🙂
Even after a shower. Is there any better example of a blessed life? The sand came on a gentle wind as I lay at the waters’ edge listening to a fabulous story (Hidden Figures) with the sounds of peaceful waves and seagulls in the background.
(Note – picture from the other day — not today. It’s not sunset yet. I was too relaxed to take pics today — even more blessed. Two amazing beach days within a week 🙂 ).
From our company Grand Meetup in Vancouver to home in northern NY to working while camping at my favorite beach (Southwick) to relaxing with friends while camping at Cranberry Lake in the Adirondacks. Fantastic week.