With all of the high winds and rain from the recents storms on Cape Cod the past few days, the waves are humungous!
I drove down to the beach and to get a few photographs. It was so windy that I had to hold on to the railing as I clicked away with my iPhone. I was too afraid to take my camera out with the wind and spraying salt water.
You can see how high the water is in this photograph of Nauset Light Beach…it is all the way up to the dunes and it isn’t even high tide yet.
There is nothing like being at the beach in a windy rainstorm!
Those of you who have followed my Enjoy Estes Park Blog for years know “Manny,” my good friend from back east. He loved reading my Blog and commented eloquently every day.
And then he got sick and was in the hospital for a while last spring. He has since moved to a new assisted living home in Massachusetts.
I spoke to him a couple of days ago and he had a hard time remembering me but… as soon as I mentioned my Dad and how we used to drive up and take him out to lunch, he remembered my Dad and me! He loved my Dad and they had a great time together. He was thrilled that we have moved to Cape Cod because that is where we met him about 18 years ago, at the Audubon Bird Sanctuary in Wellfleet.
So, Manny is doing well. He is a bit forgetful at times and can’t quite master the computer like he used to but… he lives only 10 minutes away from my daughter, so I know I will see him again! It was so great to get back in touch with him. He truly is a special person.
This is the photograph I took one year ago when my Dad and I were out to lunch with him.
It was a gorgeous day at Nauset Light Beach in Eastham on Cape Cod. The winds were blowing and the white caps were everywhere.
You can even see Nauset Lighthouse in the distance.
Pretty day, don’t you think?
This was such a beautiful sunset the other night on the marsh by Meetinghouse Pond in Orleans on Cape Cod.
Pretty colors, don’t you think?
The Hydrangeas are blooming and magnificent on Cape Cod!
When we lived in Colorado, most of the flowers had died off by mid to late August, so this is such a treat to not only see flowers in September but some are just starting to bloom.
I was taking a walk down by Nauset Beach in Orleans when I saw this Hydrangea by the side of the road. I thought it was exquisite! The colors are just amazing.
What do you think?
The Paul Fulcher Memorial Bonfire at Nauset Beach in Orleans on Cape Cod last Saturday was an amazing event!
The bonfire was part of Orleans Pond Coalition’s “Celebrate our Waters” annual event. This entire event was held on Friday through Sunday. It was unbelievable! There were events for everyone… from museum tours to hikes to bird watching to sailing to paddle boarding or kayaking and boat tours of the harbor and much more. These events were all day and free!
We went down to Nauset Beach about 5:00 on Saturday evening and had a picnic on the beach while we listened to the Lower Cape Concert Band.
Over 3,000 people came to the bonfire which was lit just after dusk. It was so much fun and people were having a blast!
If you didn’t make it this year, put it on your calendar for next year and don’t miss Orlean’s “Celebrate our Waters.” It’s a great weekend event!