Evening has always been my time for reflection. A time to consider the day that has passed. Had my experiences been good, or had they left me wanting for more?

I think that is why I love the beach at this time of the day. I’m alone with that great expanse of sand and sea, with pebbles and shells to turn over and gather like memories to hold and cherish.

I catch my reflection in a pool of still water; not quite so alone after all. We stand, joined as one, and watch the sun dip lazily below the horizon.

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    Margarida Brei
    Margarida Brei(@margarida-brei)
    1 year ago

    Carrie, I like the zen quality in your writing. Your words “with pebbles and shells to turn over and gather like memories to hold and cherish” resonated in a moving way.

    Linda Rock
    Linda Rock(@linda-rock)
    1 year ago

    Very nice, Carrie. In this crazy world, there is often little time for reflection. Your story brings a sense of peace and I really enjoyed that walk along the beach.

    Lotchie Carmelo
    Lotchie Carmelo(@lotchie-carmelo)
    1 year ago

    What a very relaxing story, Carrie. I love it.

    Lotchie Carmelo
    Lotchie Carmelo(@lotchie-carmelo)
    Reply to  Carrie OLeary
    1 year ago

    You are welcome, Carrie.

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