It’s All About the Beach! Thaw And Rejuvenate By The SeaMar 22, 2021 01:57PM ● By Story and Photos by Lisa Ballard
I’ve been to other beaches around the world, an endless arc of sand along Hudson Bay where the only sunbathers were polar bears, a gravelly strip along The Mediterranean Sea in Nice, France, a black beauty in Santorini, Greece, and a surprise find on a canoe trip at the end of Long Lake in the Adirondacks. Each one was not only aesthetically pleasing and unique but formed in different ways.
Walking a long, white strand clears the head. In the ebbing and flowing interface between sand and water, months of mental muddle sort themselves out. Even at a crowded beach, I can find the peace and the privacy to think, or not. The rhythms of the waves, my footsteps, and my heartbeat from the slight exertion drown out the rest of life in a refreshing way. That is until a seabird squawks at me.To continue reading this story please see page 58 in the Here In Hanover Spring 2021 digital edition.