This is a short week with Thanksgiving coming up but I have a habit of reminding myself to be grateful and remember how lucky I am all the time. It's nice to single out one day a year to celebrate a day of thanks but isn't that something that we should practice on a daily basis? This weekend I watched my ever-independent and endlessly curious baby (I'm in denial that she's not really a "baby" anymore and she reminds me by constantly telling me "I'm a big girl, mommy") run on the beach toward the ocean with the same excitement that she did last summer and we collected so many shells that she held and turned in her tiny hands and shoved in her coat pocket for safe keeping. Nothing brings me more joy than seeing and feeling her happiness. I hope you had a great weekend and here are some photos of ours via Instagram.
Riding at the supermarket in style.
After Hurricane Sandy, the dunes, what is left of them, were pushed extremely far back. Those rods were once covered with sand to create them.
Almost home .