Dreaming of the Emerald Coast

This weekend the boys and I crashed my dad and stepmom’s vacation on Florida’s Emerald Coast. A three hour car ride through southern Alabama to Destin seemed like a small price to pay for this: Sugary, soft white sand reflects the sun so that the Gulf is a beautiful combination of aquamarine and blue and sea… Continue reading Dreaming of the Emerald Coast

Suffolk Coast: Southwold

Seeing a sun icon with a high of 75 in my weekend weather forecast feels like winning the lottery. I emailed my husband at work last week: WE’RE GOING TO THE BEACH SUNDAY. It seems to happen once a year. Last year we visited Great Yarmouth, the year before that, Wells-Next-the-Sea. As this is our… Continue reading Suffolk Coast: Southwold

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England

The sunshine of the past week was beckoning me to the coast. So we took a little family day trip to Great Yarmouth Sunday to give me my beach fix. The overview: Great Yarmouth is a resort town, about an hour and a half drive from Bury St. Edmunds on A143. And days later I can’t… Continue reading Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England