As I type I’m looking out the window at a gloriously sunny day, the temperature is surprisingly balmy here in Coos Bay and the sky is a rich bet-you-didn’t-expect-this-in-November blue, and I feel like I should be strolling on a nearby beach and soaking up the salty ocean air and listening to that timeless sound of the waves rolling in, but parenthood revolves around naps and so the window will have to do for now.

Luckily, there’s plenty of time for both naps and seaside walks.

Yesterday at Bastendorff beach:


Same beach, April 2008:



8 Responses to “Downtime”

  1. Victoria on November 29th, 2008 2:58 pm


  2. Brenda on November 29th, 2008 3:07 pm

    I’m in the fog north of you at Cannon Beach, doing much of the same. Sans small children. But still all family. Next… the Civil War game this afternoon. yea!

  3. Sadie on November 29th, 2008 4:32 pm

    Riley looks he got so much taller in just a few months…

  4. samantha jo campen on November 29th, 2008 5:20 pm

    The passage of time is amazing isn’t it? Thank goodness for photographs.

  5. Liz on November 29th, 2008 8:37 pm

    Lucky. It’s rainy and cold up here in Seattle.

  6. Donna on November 30th, 2008 2:58 am

    Needs to be framed and on the wall. Beautiful.

  7. charlane on November 30th, 2008 7:35 am

    great shots! it was miserable and rainy – but we still had a beautiful day.

  8. Lesley on November 30th, 2008 1:21 pm

    Apropos of nothing, except to pass along a little joy into the hearts of everyone.

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