Seashells by the Seashore / by Hope A

Between a new computer, which subsequently crashed, and a tendency to hold onto any scrap that might inform later, I found these photos om my desktop.  About a year and a half ago, a friend drove us to Muir Beach for the day, for the first cold swim of the season. We discovered that the beach adjacent to the famous forest is packed, even on an overcast day in May.  The trick is to hang out on the corner of the beach with nudists.  No kids, no families, plenty of wet sand and rocks to explore.  After a brief swim that was so cold I gasped, we walked up and down the beach.  There is something appealing about many tiny things that make up something larger.  I've been holding onto these photos waiting for the story, decided to share them without a story and, as I have been writing this, thought if what I might use them for. For now, enjoy.

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