Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Beaches, Storms and a Dash of George Costanza

  The stay at the beach was good for the soul as I had time to sit and marvel at the magnificence of a God that created such beauty. So often, and true this trip, the weather is gorgeous on the day I have to leave. I pondered that a moment and I think it is so we have good memories and will look forward to our return with hopeful hearts.

 One of the things that amazes me at the coast is how peaceful it is and then how quickly violent the ocean and sky can become...and then once again...beautiful.  There was one afternoon when "the sea was angry that day my friend, like an old man trying to send back soup in a deli".

 I have never liked thunder and lightning too much and one big bang was a little too close for comfort. Soon sirens were heard approaching and we discovered that the house two doors down had been hit by lightning. Fortunately no one was hurt and the skies cleared by the next morning.

Here's a few more of those memories I want to share with you. Bathing suits not required.

There were many little found treasures I picked up while on the beach which I'm sure will inspire my art work.  In fact I see my bench is calling me....


  1. Hi Dale! This is my first time over to your blog and I am glad to be here! Your beach time looks so nice - full moon, stormy clouds and all! And I love the shots of your studio. It did look so fresh and clean! Isn't it fun to go to work in such a lovely space?
    thanks for stopping over at my little blog and I'm glad we connected!

  2. Hi Dale...Looks like a nice restful time. I grew up on the east coast and always enjoy the beach there. Thanks for your comments. Love to see what your going to make next!


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