I have some photos of our last few days of vacation to show you today. I hope it’s not getting boring, this same old food, drink and beach thing . . .
Oh, here we go. Not food or drink or beach but Mason. He loves our vacation house and makes himself right at home. We’re so lucky to be able to bring him with us.
We had a beautiful afternoon at the beach on Thursday. As I was watching Dale, Jess and Hannah in the water I was going back and forth on whether or not I wanted to go in myself. I finally decided, hell, there’s only so many swims left this summer, get on in there. And I did and it was wonderful.
I never get tired of this sky.
Or this one.
Oooh, look. It’s Mason again. As you can see, he’s fairly comfortable.
No beach photos today but we did go for a while and it was fantastic. Not as breezy as it had been and the water was beautiful. Truly, the water was fabulous for the entire two weeks. Anyway. We came back and I knit for a while. With wine, of course. I’m making progress on that shawl.
We treated ourselves to oysters that night. Dale has learned to shuck them and we tried Wellfleet Oysters for the first time and they were fabulous. Really really good. The martini wasn’t bad either.
We ended our evening with Phase 10. I love those nights where we listen to music and play a game and just enjoy being together. No TV is the key.
Saturday was another glorious beach day. We made the most of the afternoon there, swimming and reading and people-watching.
In the evening I cleaned out the fridge for some snacks. Luckily there were good things left and we had a nice time snacking and chatting. We played Bananagrams until it got too dark to see out there!
On Sunday morning I was able to sneak away to the beach for a bit. I did my chores early and Dale drove me down for a luxurious 90 minutes while he packed. Yes, I know I’m lucky.
We headed for home at 2:30 and hit practically no traffic. Hooray! We were greeted by a fabulous welcome home basket from Sean, complete with wine and a salad and fabulous tomato tart.
After Dale headed off to sing with the band I had a shower and some of that salad and tomato tart along with a glass of wine in one of my new fish wineglasses. I started to feel human again after the hustle and bustle of unpacking and then I sat down to write this post for you all.
Looking back I can say that this, our 10th time renting this house, was one of our best times yet. Thanks for allowing me to share it with you!