By |2015-09-02T20:57:33-04:00September 2, 2015|Travel|

Oh no, summer is almost over!

What is your favorite season? Mine is, without a doubt, summer. I’ve always loved the hot weather…and yes, down here it’s hot, hot, hot in the summer. And humid. Do I complain about it? Yes, of course. But still I love it. Summer clothes and lifestyle suit me well: lightweight, no layering, barefoot, cottons and linens, sandals, endless frizzy hair, gardening at 6AM to avoid the heat, long days of intense light. These are just a few of the things I like about summer.

And then, of course, there is the beach. We do not live near a beach. The nearest one is about two and a half hours away. But when we lived up North it was an additional hour or two, and an awful drive. Here it’s a straight shot. And so it was that last week we took a last minute, much needed break to Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.

Sunrise IMG_8617_wm Sunrise through the dunes.

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The purpose of our trip was to unwind and unplug! So I did not take many pictures; nor did I focus on the hotel (nice as it was), the food (which was fabulous), or the chairs under the umbrella on the beach (heavenly […]