I wiped away the weeds & foam. / I fetched my sea-born treasures home... Ralph Waldo Emerson

Friday, October 3, 2014

October Beach


''October had tremendous possibility.
The summer's oppressive heat was a distant memory,
and the golden leaves promised a world full of beautiful adventures.''   Sarah Guillory

October---My beach becomes, once again, stunningly beautiful in October. The bird fences are down, the people are gone. The lush dunes and white sand soar into infinity.


Hi, guys! Come for a walk with me! The sun is warm but the air is dry with a hint of crispness. You can wear your shorts, bring a hat---no sweater needed, not yet anyway. It's such a beautiful day. We'll hike on past the dunes, down to water's edge.








 A hidden, secret pathway up into the dunes. To be explored another day....

Tonight there's a chill in the air. Not a damp cold summer sea wind, but a dry stillness. A half-moon is hiding behind cold wispy clouds in a dark velvet sky.  
Mo is practicing his hiberation tactics.
Welcome, October!
gone to the beach.... 

hello little Gully!
Next time I'll bring food!


  1. What great photos! Oh how I love the sea. You live in such a gorgeous place. :) Have a great weekend. Kit

  2. Thanks for visiting, Kit! If only via blogland,lol.

  3. Stunning photos! Thank you for sharing them. Seems like a magical time of year there. Hard to believe it's October already.

    Kelley P.S. Silly Mo!

  4. Beautiful pictures! Mo cuteness once again!

  5. Beautiful pics and sweetness in that little pug face!
    Strawberry Sue

  6. Those first two photos are wonderful! I love the darker sea with the white breaking waves, and the sky reflected in the water. Those would make great landscapes to hang on the wall, LOL - not that you would. But heck, you can look outside!

    Mo is so funny - did he bury himself in there? He looks cozy! It's been sweater weather here, which is a nice change. Usually we go from a too-hot summer to a frigid winter - this year we actually seem to be having an autumn. We might even get colored leaves since we've had enough rain!

    Thanks for sharing!

  7. We are having such a wonderful fall. Sounds like yours although I'm not near the beach!

  8. It looks so lovely! Thanks for the walk


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