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What Irene looks like….

August 29, 2011

Back to the Beach…

For now here is my just a brief list of what I am so thankful for…

  1. A sensible husband who would say we have to evacuate.
  2. No traffic.
  3. Safe travels.
  4. amazing people staying at our home while we are gone.
  5. Getting to spend time eating good food
  6. fun conversation
  7. strengthening relationships
  8. building ties with each other.
  9. movies on demand during the storm.
  10. okay…okay….so the kittens aren’t that bad.

Here are some of the folks we had staying at our house, much younger then us… but

so

much

fun.

Think Christmas vacation with everyone just eating and talking and passing around babies. (sigh) Here is a glimpse of my weekend:

Be back with more pics of how Hurricane Irene forever changed our vacation!!! ~T
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Here are a few pictures of what condition the beach is in. It usually has dunes with regular dune fence. The fence nearest the ocean: gone. The beach has no slope. It just is a flat plane. Which is amazing for our baby who now feels totally comfortable with the sweet tide pools complete with an array of shells to satisfy any beach comber….

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14 Comments leave one →
  1. August 29, 2011 4:28 pm

    Now that’s the way I like to ride out a Hurricane….”everyone just eating and talking and passing around babies.”

    I’ll be back for those forever changed vacation pics. =)

    • August 29, 2011 5:11 pm

      and nothing is better then sweet happy babies….
      with dimples…
      and chubby smiles…
      and the wind blowing but no one hears it over the laughter and good music!
      Glad you stopped by.
      T

  2. August 29, 2011 4:35 pm

    Sometimes a storm, loss of power, etc. can be the best thing for relationships. It causes us to slow down and spend time with one another. Def. thankful for this.

  3. August 29, 2011 5:54 pm

    Glad all is safe…and all can become a gift..
    Blessings~

    • August 29, 2011 7:17 pm

      Oh and this is the prefect example of such!
      Totally did not want to leave my vacation…but I just had a great time
      It really was just an extension of my vacation.
      Best not to have a bad attitude… but go curious to see what God has planned.
      T

  4. August 29, 2011 7:01 pm

    So much devastation from the storm…it’s refreshing to read of some good coming from it.

  5. August 29, 2011 9:02 pm

    crazy! can’t believe how big the beach is now! and love that last one with the kids in between the fence slats…great photography skillz

  6. August 30, 2011 12:35 pm

    Stopped by from Ann’s list, I think. So glad you came through the storm not just all right but even better for the experience! Grace and peace to you in Christ.

  7. September 5, 2011 10:15 am

    OH, my goodness, where are you? So grateful you are safe and sound and the babies too! Your linky over at my site is not working but i”m going to see if I can fix it. My apologies for being so late to visit this week. So much love to you!

  8. September 5, 2011 11:02 am

    Well…in trying to fix your old link, I accidentally added it to my new post this week! I hope you don’t mind. If you would like to add another, please feel free. Don’t mind me and my techno challenges…

  9. September 6, 2011 12:10 pm

    Always glad to hear of good stories coming out of things like bad weather! A tornado hit our town last night. Grateful that our friends and family-and our home- are safe. Glad yours are too. 🙂

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