I received a wonderful surprise for my birthday this year. My husband planned a trip to the coast for a couple of days.
We had the beach to ourselves…well, except for numerous brown pelicans, a pod of dolphins, a whale and a sea otter we named “Cecil.” Cecil followed us up and down the shore as we hunted for buried treasure.
I took pictures of visually interesting rocks and,
After an afternoon of walking in sand, we decided to walk along a paved trail until the end. At the end of the trail, a wall separates public access from private residences. For the public, the wall does not represent a physical boundary of ownership, but a collective place to visually memorialize loved ones.
After an afternoon running from the waves and watching the various marine mammals catch fish, we headed back to our room to get ready for dinner.