I spent this last weekend at the coast with the girls in my family. It was a nice time to get away from all the normal things and the weather on Saturday was incredible for late October! As you can see, it was nice enough for sunglasses.
If you’ve ever spent time on the Oregon (or Washington) coast, you will know that the most amazing thing was this:
There was a little breeze, but that doesn’t count. I’ve been there when the wind was so strong you had to lean into it and the sand stung when it hit you. And the wind is strong most of the time.
We were blessed.
We also saw this really cool rock formation nestled in the side of a cliff. Here are the things we thought it looked like:
A turtle shell.
A pregnant tummy.
That last one’s pushing it a bit, but it was sure fun to look at.
My little niece and nephew got to experience it with us, too, as well as seeing a large group of whales migrating right in front of our hotel window! We saw spouts and backs and tails for two straight afternoons, plus a couple of jumping seals.
To top it off, we swam and used the spa in the pool overlooking the ocean with the sun shining and the whales in the distance.