So my two weeks off were good.
It really didn't go super fast, but you know vacations never seem to last long enough.
Tomorrow I return to the "real" world of work and although I dread the daily grind of schedules, meetings, make-up and heels, I am anxious to see my work buddies and hear about what's been going on in their lives for the past two weeks. (and probably share a few stories of my own) *wink*
Just a few photos from my week on the beach.
I truly enjoyed every single moment of it.
I tried to take in and savor all of it.
I had honestly forgotten just how much I loved beach....the sand, salty water & ocean breeze.
If you are in or around Destin or Ft. Walton, you must go to Dewey Destin and enjoy their fresh seafood in true Florida casual style. One of my vacation goals was to eat some really good seafood - and I don't mean the Joe's Crab Shack or other commercialized "seafood" spots, I mean true fresh seafood - we truly found it at this place. Don't expect fancy - you eat outside in a basket on a picnic table - but holy cow check out the king crab legs Alex got. This was the morning we left. I had gotten up early pretty much every day to enjoy the morning sun on the beach, but I had promised my friend, Suellen that I would get my cup of coffee and head out to see the sunrise. As I did, I was having a little talk with God and thanking Him for allowing me the opportunity for R&R and the beautiful week He had given us.Low & behold as I was taking some pictures to the east of the sun reflecting on the water, this very pleasant looking lady who I had noticed earlier walking past me was coming back with, again this pleasant look on her face. She was pointing the opposite direction from where I was snapping pictures and said "you are missing that rainbow, that is what you should be getting pictures of!"
When I turned and saw this rainbow over the horizon, I could do nothing but sit in awe of the spectacle that was right before me! It may sound hokey, but it was as if God had sent me this beautiful vision to enjoy on my last morning as a message of peacefulness.
I felt as if my vacation was complete and it was okay to return to the real world awaiting.
So, real world here I come ready or not.
I am refreshed and have a renewed sense of life and attitude.
Hope you are ready for me!