“I love the beach. I love the sea. All my life I live within – in front of the sea.” ~ Rafael Nadal Beachhood Memories I feel like these are the dawg days of summer as we fast approach September, heck they might have even already past us by with the chilly temps we have been having and Starbucks just ….
“A beach is not only a sweep of sand, but shells of sea creatures, the sea glass, the seaweed, the incongruous objects washed up by the ocean.” ~ Henry Grunwald Island Beaches Island living doesn’t necessarily mean that a whole island is swimmable. In fact I technically live on an island, yet it feels more like a concrete jungle (because ….
“The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey.” ~ Enya Impromptu Trip I have teased and teased and hinted and NOW (finally!) here is my post about my Nantucket getaway. Before I left for San Diego, my cousin and I had talked about a somewhat coastal trip over the Fourth. Originally we had planned ….
“I go to the ocean to calm down, to reconnect with the creator, to just be happy.” ~ Nnedi Okorafor Our Last Day! There was still so much to see and do from Balboa Park to the San Diego Zoo, but both Sarah and I loved Coronado immensely and despite the temperamentalness of the San Diego weather the day before, ….
We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch – we are going back from whence we came. John F. Kennedy Annual Birthday Sail It has become an annual tradition that around my birthday I go sailing. It began with my mertwin and I about five years ….
“Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.” ~ Francis Bacon The Jetsetting Blonde Duo My best friend and fellow Jetsetting Blonde Sarah, is the ultimate adventurer in crime. She and I have taken quite a few trips and gone on a ton of adventures together in the last couple years. ….
“Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea.” ~ Mikhail Lermontov Hiking the Outdoors Despite being a city girl, I do love the country. I love being outside in the fresh air and nothing is more invigorating then hiking a mountain. It is an activity I do with ….
“Coffee connects us in so many ways – to each other, to our senses, and to the earth that supports the coffee trees.” ~ Rohan Marley For the Love of Peet’s If you followed my San Francisco adventures last year, you know how much I LOVE Peet’s. I legit could eat, sleep, breathe, and make love to Peet’s coffee. Aside ….
“We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won’t need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don’t fire cannons to call attention to their shining – they just shine.” ~ Dwight L. Moody Saturday Morning After going for a run and seeing if my Mom needed anything, I went to Frontside for a couple hours ….
Charleston is one of the best built, handsomest, and most agreeable cities that I have ever seen. Marquis de Lafayette Early morning Flights I love to torture myself. I own that and I owe up to the fact it was completely my own doing why I had to wake up at 3:00 AM, so I could leave my apartment no ….