This spring has been surprisingly busy with all kinds of travels. Right now I'm actually home alone as the children have chosen to visit friends and relatives over the spring break, and the Most Saintly Husband has gone to retrieve one of them.
A little while ago I had the rare and wonderful opportunity to take a mid-week break with a friend. I have always wanted to visit Portland, Maine. What a fun, lovely place!
The first glimpse of the ocean never fails to take my breath away.
I didn't see many shells on the beach, but lots and lots of beautiful, sandwashed rocks.
The marshes are beautiful, too: