First Morning

With sunset just after 5 pm, we arrived at the beach a little late to be able to take any pictures. But at sunrise Sunday morning, our temperature is expected to be 34 F (1 C), perfect Siberian weather for a stroll on the beach. So let’s take you back to our beach vacation two years ago and one of our all time favorite beach pictures – and what we plan to do on our first morning.

Sunrise stroll at Huntington Beach State Park (South Carolina) - December 2009

There is something about unplugging to take a vacation. Since we got a good bit of reaction to our song choice yesterday, we thought we would include another video for today. Our song is from the Zac Brown Band along with Jimmy Buffett – Knee Deep.


  1. Kari on December 21, 2011 at 1:24 pm

    Beautiful photo

    Stop on by for a visit

  2. Stella on December 18, 2011 at 5:39 pm

    Hope your weather is perfect and bright! Hope you remembered to let Sandy Claws know where you all are too.

    Kisses and Merry Christmas,

    Jo and Stella

  3. KB on December 18, 2011 at 5:22 pm

    That is a gorgeous photo. Have a great vacation.

  4. The Ao4 on December 18, 2011 at 5:19 pm

    Have a great time!
    Play bows,

  5. Huffle Mawson on December 18, 2011 at 4:32 pm

    What does Frankie think of the beach so far?

  6. houndstooth on December 18, 2011 at 10:37 am

    I can see why you love that picture! No doubt it takes you back to a beautiful place every time you look at it.

    Great song, too!

  7. The OP Pack on December 18, 2011 at 9:41 am

    We hope you have a wonderful week.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

  8. Kate on December 18, 2011 at 8:41 am

    Beautiful picture and a great song!
    We had snow flurries here in MA this morning and our two Sibes are very happy about that 🙂

  9. [email protected] on December 18, 2011 at 8:35 am

    I love the Zac Brown Band! Free is my favorite song … We live out of our old van, travel all across this land, just me and you …

  10. terrylynnjohnson on December 18, 2011 at 8:24 am

    have fun!!!

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