This was a summer day when we motored over to York and spent the day just walking around and taking in the sights. I often marveled at the homes and the gardens of the residents. The beauty of the ocean views were breathtaking. Normally, there were park benches all around, where you could often just sit for spell and gaze out at the sailboats moored along the bay and become lost in your thoughts.
I believe it is a common thread that binds us together....loving the sound of the waters movement and the calming effect it has on our minds. This is why we take time to just pick out a spot and have "quiet time" looking out over the ocean. I can look at this picture and actually FEEL the cool air coming in from the bay and SMELL the freshness of this particular summer's day.
This little gem is a cottage beach home that you can rent for a week or the entire summer. The hanging baskets throughout all of the small New England towns were always this bountiful and opulent.
Now this gorgeous cape home took my breath away. Especially when I saw that they were flying the Ohio State flag. My Daddy graduated from Medical School at Ohio State so we are huge Buckeye fans! He would have loved this! Just look at how beautiful those planted whiskey barrels look in front of the porch!
I envy this homeowner. I would probably not accomplish many household chores during the summer, as I would spend hours sitting in one of their Adirondacks!
These homeowners had built a huge firepit in the yard and surrounded this area with their celedon green Adirondacks. These type of garden chairs came in many colors and were absolutely beautiful in the gardens. Darling and I chose light lemon yellow and seaside blue for ours. Isn't this the most perfect little gathering area for those twilight summer evenings as you sit and discuss your day with a glass of Chardonnay?