Visit



Today I'm participating with Lisa Jo's Five Minute Friday.  The prompt is "visit."

I only get five minutes to write.  Read?  Set...... Go!

This is a very hard prompt for me to write with!  So many "versions" of which way I could go and run with this word..... yet, with yesterday on my mind, I think I'll head off with that direction.

I'll head off into the wild blue sky that I treasure.
The blue sky that dims to black but not before it is streaked with orange and pink and yellow.

Yesterday was a "flare" day as I call it.  My body was curled up in a ball and my mood went right along with it.

I had to get out.  It'd been way too long.

So, I grabbed my camera, my dog and my purse and jumped into my car headed towards the beach and the sunset I knew would soon be there.

There weren't many clouds.  And, only a few people ventured about.  Yet the sight to behold was glorious.

Seagulls flying this way and that, a paddle boarder doing their thing in the cold water, and our local ferry nearby unloading and loading its passengers.

I tried to smell the salty air but for some reason I couldn't capture it.

I did, however, capture some funky images with my camera.

This visit to the beach was just what the doctor ordered.... a perfect "pick me up" to end the day.

Stop.

5 comments

  1. something about the beach and the sun and the sand and the waves... no matter what time of the year! lovely photo!

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  2. beach and sun are at the top of my list of things i love and they make me happy. but it is hard to make myself go there... it is only 10 minutes away, yet i sit here doing nothing... glad you got yourself out and about....

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  3. What a lovely visit to the beach, beautiful photo. Have a happy weekend!

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  4. Oh yes,getting out and observing the beauty of nature is a good remedy for all kinds of problems.

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  5. So glad to read this...I too have been pushing myself outside with my camera...it does a world of good!

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