A Landmark – July 19

….thanks to Becky B for hosting Tree Square for the month of July https://beckybofwinchester.com/2021/07/19/tree-square-19/

The road leading to our cottage is easy to spot from the beach because of an old tree that once housed a. tree house for the kids. Over the years the boards disappeared and slowly the tree started to die off. All that remains to this day is this elongated stump. No one wants to remove it.

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Our First Walk on the Beach

last week my daughter, daughter-in-law and I drove up to Christian Island to open up our cottage for the season

We lucked out with the weather. It only rained at night and the hot blistering temperatures from the west haven’t yet arrived this far east. After spending the evening cleaning the inside of the cottage (sweeping out the mouse poop, airing out the cushions, setting up the fridge, making up the beds, and putting away the food) we decided to explore the beach the next morning.

Luckily we have a beach again. The water levels have receded and the numerous trees that had started to grow on the beach have disappeared.

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Water, Water Everywhere – June 27, 2021

thanks to Jez for hosting Water, Water Everywhere https://jezbraithwaite.blog/2021/06/28/reflections-11-water-water-everywhere-85/

I never tire of walking through Col. Sam Smith Park and now that summer is officially here the paths and walkways are particularly busy with walkers, runners and cyclists. Sometimes I like to veer off onto the many beaches throughout the park and find a log to sit on and just enjoy the shoreline.

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