Tag Archives: the beach

Coastal Oklahoma

Temperatures have been hovering in the triple digits all across Oklahoma this week. Yes, it is a different kind of heat from the humid, steamy boil of a Florida summer that I’m so used to, but this dry heat is … Continue reading

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At the Beach

A few years ago, I discovered how healing and calming the beach really is. At least, this is how it is for me. I know plenty of people who balk at the idea of lugging beach chairs and towels to … Continue reading

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A Good Place

After our nearly 7-hour drive back to Jacksonville from Orangeburg, South Carolina, we had only a few hours to rest and recharge before heading back on the road – this time south…to the beach! The next two days were spent … Continue reading

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Rare beach finds

The kid and I spotted some rare finds at the beach this morning.  In each encounter, we avoided being mortally wounded and/or losing a hand and/or finger(s). Obviously, I can’t be too specific because I’m really not sure at this … Continue reading

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beach day (in February)

I seriously cannot express how badly I needed today.  Too much work, too much school, too much math, too much of being cold, too much of having a cold. The kid and I woke up and made two kinds of … Continue reading

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A photographic celebration of one of the dumbest ideas I’ve ever had

It’s the day after Christmas and the East Coast is being battered by a severe snowstorm.  Would you believe it even snowed here in Jacksonville?  I missed it.  The kid missed it.  It happened sometime around 11:45-11:50 according to my … Continue reading

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