Sunday, July 29, 2007
"I must go down to the seas again
for the call of the running tide is a wild call
and a call that may not be denied;
And all I ask is a windy day with the white clouds flying,
And the flying spray and the blown splume,
and the seagulls crying."
-John Edward Masefield
I am at the beach this week. I started freaking a bit because I didn't have the time to get a "see ya later" blog entry together. However, my daughter brought her computer and I somehow have figured out how to post here as well. It's kind of like driving another car for awhile.....it takes a few moments to figure out the different configuration of everything but, you do it AND OFF YOU GO!!
I'm in Ocean City, New Jersey. It's about an hour and forty minutes from home. Atlantic Ocean, for the geographically challenged. Someone has offered their home and we grabbed it. We usually go to other beach towns...Long Beach Island, or Longport/Margate. Being so close to so many metropolitan areas ( Philadelphia ,New York and Washington) it becomes quite crowded in the summer at the New Jersey "shore". I do love the ocean, though.
One of the best things that blogging has taught me, is to find beauty everywhere. I love seeing everyones photographs of just about ANYTHING and go "WOW". It "BLOGGLES" the mind. So here goes....with my crappy little camera. Not sure if this will be a mind "bloggling" experience for you but I had fun.
Recommended beach read this week. I'm half way through and enjoying it immensely. The descriptions of Venice are a treat. I'm .... breathing the venetian air and smelling the smells and.......