Thursday, October 6, 2011

a scrapbook

The morning broke and because of the cool temperatures, we bundled up in jackets and beach towels to watch its glorious announcement.

The first day gave us the hottest temperatures.

Back in late July, we experienced another loss. This time it was my husband's father.  This particular trip was planned with my mother-in-law in mind.

The temperatures were variable, depending on the time of day. We awakened to mornings in the 40's, but my children spent some part of every day in the water, usually wearing only swimsuits.

snacks on the porch

There were times that it seemed I was like looking at a mural of icebergs on the horizon. 

All suntan products, swimsuits and beach towels have been stored away until next year. We are on to other ventures now.


Pieces of Sunshine said...

The beauty of ever-changing seasons. So much to enjoy and even more to look forward to.

Claire said...

The pictures are beautiful and make me want to go to the beach! A lovely final hurrah to summer.

no spring chicken said...

What a beautiful way to say goodbye to summer... and to help your mother in law say hers.

Blessings, Debbie

Hill upon Hill said...

Oh I love,love the posts from this place.
In my dreams, that is a special place. It exists;
there is something wonderful in being so close to the ocean.

What a gift of time with your mother in law.

at the shore cum amica mea

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