Well, the first thing we do when we get to the condo is make it our own. I like to bring touches from home; a lamp, pictures of our girls, my husband's "captain's" hat, our books and special treats. We fling open the glass doors and check to see if our view is still there.....LOL Yep, to the South and to the North all was as it should be. Hubby starts to get right on the puzzle (I bought it for him for Christmas, and it is always sea themed) and I pull out one of my books (this year it was Treasure Island) and plopped myself down on the couch with a glass of wine. Me hearties, it was a good bit o' Grog! We weren't there more than a few hours when we noticed we had new "neighbors", meet Simon & Garfunkle, our resident crow and seagull. They hung around looking for a handout and we got the biggest kick out of them.
Our first beach trip was to the Marine Gardens and it was just so beautiful there. You can peruse the tide pools, look for sea glass and agates, or just sit and listen to the gulls and the waves. I wear my "yellow footed booby" shoes and my husband cannot possibly miss me then amongst the rocks and other beach combers.....LOL
Ahhh, it felt good to finally be here.