Where to begin?

We are back in Texas after nearly three weeks of visiting friends …

Gathering family …

Celebrating graduation …

Heading to the beach …

Eating, always eating …

Playing, with a little posing thrown in for fun …

Beach combing …

Sky watching …

And then, all too soon …

Saying goodbye …

24 thoughts on “Where to begin?

  1. I got to the picture of your and your granddaughter looking up at the sky and just cried it was so beautiful. This needs to be a book. A copy for each family member, especially the littles.

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    1. I do love to have E’s help looking for the full moon … and I guess this blog is that “book” … a way for them to look back some day (along with the annual slide shows that PopPop puts together to show at the beach … they love looking back at their younger selves)

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  2. As always, looking at these photos, no words are needed for they so beautifully and lovingly spell out Family, another word for Celebration…

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  3. Wonderful pix of you and your beautiful family! Especially enjoyed what you all did to create the shell tree. Such a great idea!

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    1. Wish we could take credit for the shell tree, but it was someone else’s creation … I was so hoping to find a broken heart cockle, but resisted the temptation to lift one off of the tree

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    1. when I saw how the moon picture turned out I said I would never need to take another (although I will surely try) … there is nothing like being at the beach

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  4. Hi LA – what an amazing blog – so full of delight in so many forms – a very very full three weeks. You have so many gorgeous family moments and memories. On an art not I do love the shell tree installation; and what a grand piece by Don incorporating so many elements including look for hope in small things and choose kindness – i’m sure the person on whose wall this hangs will be inspired daily. Thanks for sharing so much. Go well. B

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  5. what an absolutely fantastic fun family filled trip, thank you so much for sharing xXx
    ‘choose kindness’
    love that shell tree

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    1. to which I would add “choose to be happy” …

      there are so many dead trees due to the ocean overwashing the dunes in Avon, NC … I saw the shell tree too late in the week, but next time I will certainly try to recreate it

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