We went on a Fall beach getaway with my parents (Grandma and Grandpa) last week. It was wonderful to be at the beach with cooler temperatures and less of a crowd.
This is the beautiful spot where the Russian river meets the ocean.
We spent time at “one of the most deadly beaches in California.”
We did not realize we were going to a dangerous beach until we started towards the trail and a lifeguard, upon seeing us with the Sugar Snaps, stopped and warned us to stay away from the water. Then, we saw the sign pictured above. We were still able to have a great time outside of the water. You can see how the waves could sneak up on people and knock them down.
One of my best friends, who is Capri’s Godmother, met us at the beach. I liked the way they looked together in shadow.
Grayson examined a rock he found on the beach.
I remember spending hours examining stones while out in nature as a child. The picture above with Grandpa and the dangerous beach sign shows him observing a rock. I still love to look at rocks, shells and plants when we are enjoying the outdoors. It is fun to see that the Sugar Snaps share this up close enthusiasm for nature.
Grandpa buried a delighted Xayden in sand.
Capri also enjoyed being covered in sand.
Grayson, Capri and Xayden had fun discovering a fallen log.
Grandpa and Ryder experienced the magic of the waves as they crashed into shore.
Have you been to the beach this Fall? Where have you been going to enjoy the beauty of nature in the Fall season?