Recently, I took my daughter, Alie to where my friends and I
climb the stairs in Newport Beach, California.
Alie lives in New York City and was visiting for a long weekend. As she bounded up
the stairs, she said "Mom, this would be an interesting blog entry."
My friends and I come here for exercise twice a week.
To be honest, it never seems to get any easier.
As we go up and down, we listen to each other's concerns and joys...
and are always mindful of the beauty surrounding us.
The neighborhood at the bottom of the first set of stairs is called China Cove.
The bluff in Corona del Mar...
We walk to the end of the jetty.
The waves crashing in the distance are at a famous bodysurfing spot called
The pounding surf breaks so closely to the shore;
Finished exercising. Breathe deeply. Feel thankful.
On Saturday, this photo was taken at another vista overlooking the back bay;
our son with his date for the high school prom.