Simple Sunday – Weekend at Kalaloch

This was the weekend.  Every year we go and when it is over, we find ourselves planning for the next time.

Kalaloch Collage 1 2014

This was Haley’s first trip to Kalaloch, and I suspect, her first trip to the ocean.  She loved running on the beach and even climbing the driftwood.

Kalalach 2014 Haley Collage

She did not appreciate the wetness of the water, however preferring to stay far away from the ocean’s edge.  Not very Black Lab of her if you ask me.

Kalalach Collage Haley 2 2014

There was lots of sand…

Kalalach 2014 Sand 2

Wave ripples in the sand…

Kalaloch 2014 Sand

We found a treasure trove of flat rocks, perfect for skipping…

Kalaloch 2014 Rocks

And the sunset.  We only got to take in one, for the sun set behind thick misting gray clouds on our second night.

Kalalach 2014 Sunset

It was amazing.  It was humbling.  It was recharging.

The ocean is my place.  I feel grounded when I stand by its shores.  My emotions are raw, my reflections deep as the view of forever presents itself before my eyes.

Alive.

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I am a blogger, a former microbiologist, a stay at home mom to a herd of two boys, and a grilled cheese sandwich and beer connoisseur.
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11 Responses to Simple Sunday – Weekend at Kalaloch

  1. directorb says:

    Great photographs, thanks for sharing!

  2. I am sure your boys are much like mine and that you came home with half a carload of those rocks!

  3. muddledmom says:

    Sounds like just what I need now too. Beautiful!

  4. Mary Ann says:

    What fun! I enjoyed looking at your photos.

    Our dogs look so much alike! They are beautiful. :-)

  5. Jodi says:

    Such beautiful photos, and so glad Haley got to tag along.

    • shoes says:

      Haley had a GREAT time. Even though she is not a water dog, she loved running on the sand and sniffing all the great smells on the rocks and driftwood.

  6. st sahm says:

    So beautiful — Your boys, pup, scenery and writing.

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