Tag Archives: ocean

on the beach

Is there anything better than children on the beach?  I am pretty sure that salt water flows in the blood of my family, and I am so glad that my grandchildren have that same inborn love of the ocean.  Isn’t … Continue reading

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missing anne

We started our beach week last week with a sunset family memorial service for Anne as we scattered her ashes at a place where we all loved being together so much.  It was a difficult and fitting way to begin … Continue reading

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jaws!

I’m preparing for our annual crazy family beach trip.  It’s going to be a hard one this year without my sister-in-law Anne, who passed away in November.  While we are there we are going to honor her by committing her … Continue reading

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The Best Medicine

We just returned from our annual family beach trip.  We’ve been visiting the same stretch of beach together for over thirty years.  Making this trip was a major goal for Anne.  For a while we didn’t think she would be … Continue reading

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Beach Memories

  It really does seem like just yesterday that my own children were playing at the beach.  It’s hard to believe that this year’s beach trip will include two new grandchildren.  I really don’t know how the years have slipped … Continue reading

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