16.4.09

{unravelling}

Very nearly unravelling with all the busy-ness of the past few weeks . . . a deep breath and out for dinner for a languid and leisurely break, and of course, the magical stillness and quiet beauty of these photographs. There is just something about the ocean that has such a calming affect . . .



{images: unravelling via mrs. french at sfgirlbybay}

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18 Comments:

Blogger trishiekoh said...

There is something magical about sitting at the ocean, listening to the waves, so soothing and calming. Love the picture of the birds too!

April 16, 2009  
Blogger Joanna said...

I count my blessings every day that I live close to the beach. There's such serenity in observing the waves crashing onto the shore, birds diving into the cool waters for their breakfast, the sun peeking through clouds and beaming down on the glistening waves. The feeling of expansiveness as you stare out at the horizon, you feel invincible, as if you can do anything. It's an irresistible feeling!

April 16, 2009  
Blogger A Day That is Dessert said...

I hope things slow down for you soon - sorry to hear you've been so swamped! I know exactly what you mean about the ocean :) - you should come visit me in Seattle sometime.

April 16, 2009  
Blogger ALL THE BEST said...

It's so true! Love the photos!

April 17, 2009  
Blogger Brigadeiro said...

LOVE the ocean too, not only does it bring back fond childhood memories (we had a tiny studio at a beach in Brazil), but the sea breeze, air, waves, soft sand...is so incredibly beautiful, calming & inspiring :)

Hope you have a great weekend ;)
xx

April 17, 2009  
Anonymous Rebecca said...

So true. There's something calming and relaxing about the ocean, especially a foggy ocean like these pictures.

April 17, 2009  
Blogger g. said...

Serene. I can almost smell the salt in the air. I hope you have a wonderful weekend.

April 17, 2009  
Blogger Lauren Jade said...

the ocean instills a calmness in even the most chaotic souls. I love it. lovely post to wake up to.

April 17, 2009  
Blogger coco+kelley said...

ohhhhh - that second one is like a breath of fresh air... so serene. have a lovely (relaxing) weekend!

April 17, 2009  
Blogger Joanna Goddard said...

hope you have a lovely and relaxing weekend. xoxo

April 17, 2009  
Blogger TheDecoDetective said...

These photos make me long for the olden days. I'd love one day in the Victorian era, strolling on the pier wearing a lovely dress and a hat and carrying a lacy umbrella...
Have a wonderfully relaxed weekend!
Trudi

April 18, 2009  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Totally agree about the soothing quality of the ocean.

April 18, 2009  
Blogger Samantha Honey said...

Thank you.. this was divine xxx

April 18, 2009  
Blogger down and out chic said...

the beach is absolutely one of my favorite places. it's nice to feel small sometimes (the ocean is good for that). lovely photos.

April 18, 2009  
Blogger K @ Blog Goggles said...

As long as you don't stand under the birds, the beach can be fabulous :)

Hope you had a nice, relaxing weekend!

April 19, 2009  
Blogger Livegreen said...

Stunning beautiful pics. Really reminds me of how lucky I am to live in Malibu!

April 20, 2009  
Blogger Julia said...

Just looking back at these images remind me to stop and breathe! It's been an intense week for me too. I hope you were able to relax and enjoy your evening out!

April 21, 2009  
Blogger Black said...

Such beautiful photographs!

May 12, 2009  

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