Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Sayonara

My last full day at the Lake in 2009 is complete. Well, it’s a little past complete. I’m up past my (self-imposed) bedtime and have a very full day that will start early (for me) Wednesday morning.

So how did I spend my final day in paradise?

Woke up at a semi-reasonable hour. Took a two-hour walk on the beach. Located a pretty impressive quantity of glass:

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It has been the easiest thing in the world to walk out the door for a two-hour walk when I know I can pick up beach glass over those 5,000+ steps (I wore my pedometer today). Here’s hoping I can keep up a somewhat similar quantity of exercise when I get back to Pittsburgh. Working out daily is going to be my job. Right? Right!

After returning from my walk, I scrounged a bit of lunch, started some laundry and went to the beach for nearly two hours to read trashy novels and listen to the waves. We had a cold-and-dark snap this afternoon, then I took a mini-walk on the beach at sunset.

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Wasn’t much of a sunset …

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That first shot (above) is about 20-25 minutes before the sun actually set, but was the closest thing to a sunset that we had this evening.

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And I was reminded that I never made it out on the kayaks this summer. Then again, I wasn’t here all that much.

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Once it started getting too dark to be on the beach, I ambled on down the beach to visit my dear friends the Blackburns for the final time this summer. I spent about an hour with them before heading home to putter around and mentally prepare to scram tomorrow following my morning beach walk.

I hope I haven’t bored all of you to tears with my pictures of glass and sunsets. We’ll get back to the regular blog fodder shortly.

6 comments:

Bezzie said...

Ah bummer that it's over!!!

Jen said...

If you had a dog, you'd have to take daily walks. Just saying. ;)

SJ said...

Hey, reading your beach posts has been like having a vicarious vacation!

turtlegirl76 said...

Aww last day =(

Donna Lee said...

Not boring but somehow nostalgic.

Zonda said...

Ditto on the awww last day :(!

Doesn't bore me, I love it!