Thursday, April 30, 2009

Sea Venture

"Is this like the sea?" asked Caleb

"The sea is salt," said Sarah. "It stretches out as far as you can see. It gleams like the sun on glass. There are waves."

Sarah, Plain and Tall
Patricia Maclachlan

Venturing to the sea tomorrow. I am scurrying around like a squirrel gathering nuts as he prepares for winter. However, I am digging out bathing suits and colorful beach towels.

Oh, how we will drink in the salty sea which stretches out as far as we can see as it gleams like sun on glass. Maybe we will even jump in the waves. They will be cold, I am sure.

tea relish

Funny how little things scurry into my mind these days. Things "au nouveau" that prick interest, the voice in the back of my mind ...