Flowers, flowers everywhere! Their color is always SO welcome.

It was a double rainbow morning the other day. And we learned (ahem!): the primary rainbow is from light reflected off the back of a raindrop, while the secondary (dimmer) rainbow is from light that is reflected twice. So the colors in the second rainbow are inverted. Aren’t you glad we looked that up?

That same morning, a humpback mom, right off our shoreline, was teaching her calf to slap its tail. Over and over and over and over and over.

Once and awhile when we are here we crave an at home, no car day; yesterday was such a day. Karen and I spent the afternoon sitting by the ocean, reading and chatting with people we know here. I thought it was worth a try to put the beach umbrella up (even though Karen said it was too windy and told me I was crazy) to give me some sun protection. But it was quickly clear that the wind was going to have its way. Jeff, an owner, came to my rescue, grabbing the out of control umbrella and placing a towel over my head. Karen couldn’t help but laugh and take a picture.

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