The Shore

I don’t recall the last time I laughed so muchOr cared so littleEspecially with spandex coveringOr barely coveringThe softest parts of my body The beach was crowded when we entered the surfBut when we emerged hours laterThe sudden emptiness surrounding us felt disorientingWhere were the sun tents, the castle builders, the couples?Even the seagulls had…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Journey

Okay so the weekly photo challenge was posted last Friday, I’m a bit late. It was a busy weekend full of family, food, exercise, and relaxation. I hope everyone had a Happy Easter!  Here is a picture from my recent beach trip that says “journey” to me. It just so happens to be four of…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Through

Challenge: Through. Often framing your photo’s composition through something else is the best thing you could do to it. It gives the viewer even more context into what your eye saw in that moment in time. Sometimes it modifies the entire tone or meaning of the photo. Share a picture that means THROUGH to you! The two…

Post-Vacation Blues

Lunches are packed, laundry is folded, and my alarm is set to 4:30 am. I guess this means vacation is officially over for me. Being away from Topsail Island, my family, and the fresh sea air has given me a serious case of post-vacation blues. I went for a run today to try and get…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Unusual

This past Tuesday Isaac and I went to the inlet on Topsail Island. We spent about 2 hours walking around the empty beach; he skipping rocks and me photographing the wildlife. My favorite part was stumbling upon hundreds of crabs digging in the sand!! It was amazing. The beach was so quiet that you could…

I Think I Like to Run

Ahhhh vacation. This past Saturday Isaac and I loaded up the car and headed to the North Carolina coast to spend a week at Topsail Island. His family has been coming to this beach at least once a year for the past 35-ish years, and I have joined them the for the past 5. By…

Topsail Beach

Another Perry Family Beach Week is coming to a close, what a great week it’s been! They have been doing this beach trip every summer for at least 35ish years now and I have been fortunate enough to come the past 3 years. The vacation started with spending a few days with my family in…