“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 ….
“Monuments and archaeological pieces serve as testimonies of man’s greatness and establish a dialogue between civilizations showing the extent to which human beings are linked.” ~ Vicente Fox The National Mall After joyously caffeinating ourselves, Sarah and I headed to The National Mall. On maps, everything looks far apart, but it didn’t seem it when we were walking. Though we ….
“In the depth of winter I finally learned that there was in me an invincible summer.” ~ Albert Camus The Cold Never Stopped me Anyway The sub-zero temps and the creeping crud were not going to stop me from soaking in the beauty of the White Mountains. As much as I love the Concrete Jungle, it is called that for ….
“A friend is someone who gives you total freedom to be yourself.” ~ Jim Morrison Augusta After leaving Jekyll, we stopped in St. Simons for some lunch and then drove to Augusta, where Rhiannon lives with her husband and two adorable pups. I was staying the night with them before heading back to the Concrete Jungle. Augusta was much different ….
“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 Morning Drizzle Ever since Rhiannon moved to Georgia and discovered Driftwood Beach, I have wanted to go here. Her pictures are stunning and I could not wait to see it ….
“Sunsets are so beautiful that they almost seem as if we were looking through the gates of Heaven.” ~ John Lubbock Hospitality You would think with the amount of exploring we did, we would be exhausted, but nope we weren’t. The day wasn’t even half over for us. We got back to Jekyll Island and prepared for our next adventure: ….
“The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey.” ~ Enya Jekyll Island Christmas Light Display We drove to Jekyll Island which was all decked out for the holidays. It really was an Island Christmas and I was loving the vibes! We were staying at the Westin which was crowded due to a military ball, ….
“Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit.” ~ Frank Borman Tybee Lighthouse Shockingly it was only ten when we left Surf and Song, but it felt like it was noon time. Our next adventure was taking place at Tybee Island Light Station and Museum at Fort Screven. I have a love affair with lighthouses. The stoicness they represent ….
“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 Stop One Our first stop on our Georgia extravaganza, was Tybee Island. We were staying there for one night before heading downwards to Jekyll and ….
“Every time I’m in Georgia, I eat a peach for peace.” ~ Duane Allman GEORGIA I couldn’t finish off 2017 without one last big trip. And while I have a couple smaller ones that are sure to be fun, they aren’t as exciting as going to a new state and exploring it with your BFF. I have been wanting to ….