Tag Archives: beach

A Drenched Woman Saves the Day

Photo Credit: Reza Shayestehpour via Unsplash.com A stranger opened her home with ten minutes notice to save a beach wedding that had gotten rained out. I was deeply touched when reading the article linked below about her kindness. A Drenched … Continue reading

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If your eyes are blinded with your worries, you cannot see the beauty of the sunset. ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti ~ Source: https://soulgatherings.wordpress.com/2018/03/01/todays-quote-1813/#respond With Love, Russ

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Mystery Bird & Beach Day

Anyone know what kind of bird this is? My Beloved and I saw four of them in  a large tree as we explored a trail along the San Lorenza River near Capitola, California this afternoon. She suggested we drop everything … Continue reading

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Thomas and Humpback Whales

It was My Beloved’s birthday yesterday and along with our son Ben and his family and our daughter Stephanie we went to a beach a little south of Half Man Bay. We’d not been their before. I think it was … Continue reading

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Childhood Joys

My grandson Thomas saving the galaxy, tickling the paws of a giant  bear, and being buried up to his head at the beach by his daddy, plus a sculpture that we found at a Tyrolean restaurant we enjoy that to … Continue reading

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No Star In All the Heavens

A Most Unusual Christmas Tree Visitors who come to our home near the holidays are often struck by the sight of a most unusual Christmas tree. Instead of a fir or some other traditional kind, we have a palm tree … Continue reading

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A Memory-Making Adventure

My Beloved and I are mostly homebodies, but knowing that variety is the spice of life, we occasionally do things as experimental adventures knowing that there is a decent chance we might not enjoy some of them but wanting to … Continue reading

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