It currently fits our lifestyle and interests perfectly, so I don't generally miss lazy days spent beach side which we can no longer fit in.
Yet, every once in a while when I hear the b-word a subtle yearning takes hold and I think of the soothing lap of surf hitting shore, of soft sand squishing between my toes, of spectacular sunsets over crystal blue. I see myself comfortably settled in a lounge chair, book in hand, glass beside me with nothing to distract me but the symphony of water and birds.
I can't imagine anyone who doesn't have some fondness or affinity for a day at the beach. It's quite probably the one thing that's as enjoyable in reality as in memory. My happy childhood recollections of summer vacations at Sauble blend in to those of nights at Port Elgin casino/dance hall with teenage friends. I cherish the years when, as a young parents my husband and I moved our kids to cottage country for the season. Likewise, I think fondly back just a decade or so ago, when we vacationed at a sibling's lakeshore cabin.
So yes, while at this place in time my interests have taken a different direction, nostalgia and affection still tie me to the beach. Until life and circumstances take me back or until winter takes me south, I will let these wonderful illustrations be my escape to sun and surf:
iCLIPART.com Beach Illustrations
Acclaim Images Beach Clipart
ClickArt Online Beach Illustrations
ClipartGuide Beach Illustrations
iPHOTOS.com Beach Illustrations
TOONClipart Beach Cartoon Clipart