Let’s Walk on the Beaches, Shall We?

My internet has been temperamental these past few days – it was determined that I need a new modem, which should arrive today. However, as things are wont to do, it’s working pretty well this morning, so I thought maybe you’d like to join me for walks on a couple of beaches. That’s one of my favorite things to do – walk the beach, enjoying the sun and the breezes, the sounds of the waves lapping the shoreline.

Let’s first check out the tide pools at Yaquina Head – which requires we walk across the cobbled beach. Watch as you go, and go slowly, because these round stones like to roll.
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The ranger on the beach said the starfish population died out this past year so, sadly, there are none of those. There are, however, the lovely green urchins with their tentacles dancing with the movement of the water.
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And there are barnacles clinging to the rocks.
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The tide is coming in, so let’s head north a bit and visit the Beverly State Beach. It’s much easier to walk along.
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Oh look, there’s the beach dog doing his watchman duty!
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And monsters from the sea – the howling creature, hugging himself as he sings his song.
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Shhh, it looks like this one is napping – and snoring a bit. Perhaps the snoring is the reason he’s all by himself, you think?
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I enjoyed our walks, I hope you did too. The air is a bit cool though, so I think I’d like to go get a bowl of soup and have a cup of hot tea. Will you join me?

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About Carol

I'm me - nothing unusual, just me. Widowed, 2 grown children who are my best friends, 2 dogs, 1 cat, retired, loving being retired. I am woman, I am strong.
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18 Responses to Let’s Walk on the Beaches, Shall We?

  1. I enjoyed that walk, thank you. The bowl of soup and cup of tea sound perfect. ๐Ÿ™‚ How sad that the starfish population has died out.

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  2. Carol โ€” I loved the virtual walk! Thank you.

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  3. loisajay says:

    This walk was exactly what I needed! The driftwood is beautiful–that really does look like a dog! I hope you don’t mind that I had a glass of wine. Yes, in the middle of the day. ๐Ÿ˜€

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  4. Robin says:

    Thank you, Carol. I thoroughly enjoyed the walk. I’m sorry about the starfish. Do they know why?

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  5. Karma says:

    I enjoyed your walk. I’m so ready for walks on the beach. Hope to have plenty this summer.

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  6. What an enjoyable walk you guided us through. I love the identification you gave to each of the driftwood sculptures. Are you talking about the purple starfish? I had seen many of them when I was on Vancouver Island a few years ago, but maybe you are referring to a different species. Either way that is sad news. But thanks for sharing the lovely walk. I am looking forward to my beach vacation in a month.

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  7. jay53 says:

    What a lovely post! I love walking along beaches, too, especially if there are rock pools to gaze into. You have transported me to a peaceful place where the sound of the wind and the waves and the smell of the salty air are such great stress-relievers! I do love the sea monsters, especially the singing one!

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  8. Lisa says:

    By all means….let’s walk on the beach! While I love the sand and surf, it’s the tide pools that are really interesting. Thanks for taking us on tour with you….but that cobble beach was a bit tricky. ๐Ÿ™‚

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  9. leendadll says:

    aah.. .driftwood

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