Coastal Dune Lakes are a very rare natural phenomena that only occur in a handful of locations around the globe, including New Zealand, Australia, Madagascar and South Walton, Florida. No risk of large waves, no currents, no shark attacks. Plus, amazingly it is a fresh body of water just feet from the salty ocean! Continue reading
Have you ever wondered why palm trees bend toward the water? Apparently it is for several reasons. One is “phototropism.” The trees reach for as much light as possible. Water reflects the light, so the trees reach for as much light as they can get!. Also leaning towards the water aids in reproduction because the current can carry the seeds away for dispersal.
Do we lean toward the light? Do we want as much light as possible? Or do we turn away from the light because it might expose the darkness we find ourselves in? Continue reading
Ah, you have finally settled down with a good book. Sunscreen applied, hat tilted just right. The waves are lapping against your chair and the sun is overhead. The book you have been waiting to read all winter.
Then you are viciously attacked by a flying beach ball!! Actually a kid just missed hitting it back to his brother. It came out of no where! You dropped the book, turned over your iced tea, and yes….tipped your chair. Continue reading