First Light at Freeman Park Pier

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First Light at Freeman Park Pier

You have to get up pretty early in the morning to catch the pier with the lights on. But it’s worth it.

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Tide Offerings

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Tide Offerings

There is a subtle melody to seashells as they dance in and out of the surf with the ebb and flow of the tide. They are the wind chimes of the sea, and I will miss their sound when I am no longer near the ocean.

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

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A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Trying to get in as many ocean sunrises as I can before we leave the beautiful coast of North Carolina for the heavenly forestry and lakes of Michigan.

Something a Little Different

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I won’t be able to post a lot for a bit, due to an upcoming cross country move. So I thought I’d try to make up for it with a video. I shot this video this morning on my Droid at Carolina Beach, NC.

Devotion

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Devotion

The heart can think of no devotion
Greater than being shore to ocean –
Holding the curve of one position,
Counting an endless repetition.

~Robert Frost

Behold the Sea

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Behold the Sea

Behold the Sea,
The opaline, the plentiful and strong,
Yet beautiful as is the rose in June,
Fresh as the trickling rainbow of July;
Sea full of food, the nourisher of kinds,
Purger of earth, and medicine of men;
Creating a sweet climate by my breath…

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Excerpt from the poem Seashore

A Curious Cloud Surprised the Sky

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A Curious Cloud Surprised the Sky

A curious Cloud surprised the Sky,
’Twas like a sheet with Horns;
The sheet was Blue—
The Antlers Gray—
It almost touched the lawns.

So low it leaned—then statelier drew—
And trailed like robes away,
A Queen adown a satin aisle
Had not the majesty.

~ Emily Dickinson