Corals and Crimson

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With the recent large waves that have been crashing into the California Coast and Hawaii, I’ve been reflecting on the stillness that can also be found on the coast.  One of my favorite places is Half Moon Bay during very low tide and sunset.  There is a magical presence that I find there.  It revives my soul and calms my spirit.

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Copper Colored Bluffs at Fitzgerald Marine Reserve

I’ve also been thinking about the old saying, “home is where the heart is.”  I always thought that saying was referring to a structure but I think I was wrong.  Anywhere can be home as long as you find peace in that place.  Even fond memories can be home if they lighten your spirit, like the childhood memory of warm sand moving in-between your toes.  I find that I need to keep these pleasant thoughts close to me in this chaotic world that we find ourselves living in.

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Tidepools at Sunset

I want to share one other sunset that wants to linger in my mind.  It was beautiful and the company devine.  The whole trip was such a wonderful time.

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Etretat France

Waves are everywhere, pounding and changing the landscape but in my mind it will always look like this until I return again.  It was almost a bronze color and then in an instant it returned to grayish white.  This is one of the places my heart finds it’s home.  I never want to let go of those lovely memories.  I hope this stirs up some lovely memories that you want to hold on to also.

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2 thoughts on “Corals and Crimson

  1. Robbi McCartney

    Bonnie..that was lovely. I miss “home”. I guess to me that will always be California, the beaches, the weather, the mountains, my good friends, etc. How is your new book coming? Looking forward to a good read again!!!! Love ya, Robbi

  2. Robbi, The new book is done. I’m trying to figure out how to make it affordable. It has 32 poems and is filled with photography, thusly the expensive part of publishing it. I could send you a link to view it if you would like via email. Home is where our hearts feel safe. Miss you too. When are you coming back for a visit?

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