Precious grandchild…a gift to enjoy as we age. Grandchildren are fun, no matter what the stage. Engaging through words and games, and hugs and kisses. The time we spend is never a strain. I wish for their lives, they stay forever young, Engaging, spontaneous, and seeking life. If only I could live to see their…
Tag: Ocean City
Appreciating the End of the Day
Employment brings a treasured and well-earned end of a long day! Retirement requires a re-look at all routines and new way to value many aspects of life. Living at the beach has provided a much-appreciated beauty with changing sunsets, nearly every day and every season. It is a double entendre for our lives…as our life will be sun-setting…
In the stillness of a fall sunrise as a solitary bird fishes at the water’s edge waiting for the swell of the ocean to bring in the in the morning’s catch, the clouds creep across the horizon creating a moment of solitude and peace.
The Farmers’ Market
Suddenly the car swerved to the right, making a sharp turn onto a gravel lot with about a dozen mini-gazebos in a two-sided rectangle. The sign proclaimed, Farmers’ Market, open 8 to 12 Mondays and Fridays. Since I live in a coastal area with large inland farming and chicken industries, I wasn’t really expecting much. …
The cold….this winter has been miserable. Seeing the icicles on the inside of the window sliders facing the bay has reminded me why this cement condominium building is cooler in the heat of summer but cannot be warmed above 64 in 0 degree weather. The ice creeping across the bay, freezing white caps mid-rise has…
Sometimes Nature is Soooooo Amazing
This picture almost needs no words. The beauty of nature leaves me feeling awed. Each day the view over the Assawoman Bay changes.
So beautiful an evening to observe the special salute to the flag on Flag Day, June 14, 2014.
Ocean City Airshow
Ocean City Maryland has an airshow that is held on 16th Street at the Boardwalk. One of the nicest parts of living here in June is the fly-by of the jets and the B-25’s as the planes turn back across the Assawoman Bay to make another pass along the ocean beach. The Blue Angels are…
Late Spring at the Beach
While the spectacular view appears to be the same, every evening is unique. Today the baby mallards were swimming up the marsh gut and the marsh fox was frolicking across the marsh searching for breakfast this morning. Every moment of your retirement is well spent with beauty and relaxation.
Where you retire…counts.
One of the more unexpected issues, when moving away from city life and relocating to a remote area in retirement, is trying to get anywhere. We moved to Ocean City, Maryland. The full-time resident population according to the 2010 census, indicates Ocean City has 7,102 citizens (http://ococean.com/media/) . The weekend population varies but at the…