National Relaxation Day at the Beach!

Relax, unwind and chill.  According to Forbes, it is acceptable to ignore phone calls, disregard e-mails and take it easy because it’s National Relaxation Day! I always head to the beach.  My two favorite destinations to relax and unplug are Surfside Beach and Akumal Mexico. Slow down, relax, study a cloud, finish a book or [...]

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National Hammock Day

Today is National Hammock Day!  The hammock is a symbol of summer and relaxation. We celebrate hammocks every day in Akumal Mexico.  Imagine a beautiful day at the beach with the ocean breezes giving your hammock a gentle sway. Lots to see from your hammock at La Bahia: great beach front views, turtles sticking their [...]

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Walking on the Beach

An early morning walk or run on the beach is an awesome way to start the day!  Blanco, my chow-chow, loves the beach and our morning runs.             For 25+ years I have been seriously attached to my Vintage or Classic Reebok Free-style sneakers.  Lately I started having blister issues [...]

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Views from the Hammock in Surfside Beach

At night the stars are visible in vast numbers, there is no light pollution and the sky is crystal clear. In a hammock you don’t have to look up, you just lay there. The occasional meteorite flashes across the sky, the surf creates a white noise that gently puts me to sleep.   Predawn light [...]

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Relax and Enjoy the View!

Awesome views at La Bahia Akumal!

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I have no Plans at the Beach

I am walking the beach in solitude, me and the dog and the surf.  A hundred yards to my front is an older couple walking the beach. A few hundred yards behind me a guy is jogging with his dog, shortly he’ll pass me, we’ll wave, maybe trade some pleasant saying and he’ll jog on [...]

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Akumal, a Hidden Gem in the Mexican Caribbean

Only a 30 min taxi ride from the hustle and bustle of Playa Del Carmen on the road to Tulum you will find a small village called Akumal. Akumal is a small coastal town with approximately 1200 inhabitants. Akumal in Mayan means “place of the turtles” When you are looking for a laid back and [...]

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Girls Weekend in Surfside Beach Texas

I have lots of sisters!  This past weekend 4 of my sisters and 3 of my nieces spent the weekend in Surfside Beach at my sister’s beach house Christina’s Heaven.  A GIRLS weekend at the beach!  We celebrated Birthdays, Christmas, shopping and more.  Great food, live music, good shopping and breakfast on the beach. You [...]

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Always a GOOD Morning in Akumal Mexico

It it always a GOOD Morning when in Akumal Mexico. The beautiful beach front view from La Bahia # 3 on Half Moon Bay.

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Sand under the Feet

Summer ends, school starts, fall arrives and I have the beach to myself.  In the summer the surf is full with surfers, swimmers, and fishermen. The beach has kids and dogs, people in long sleeve shirts with wide brimmed hats and others doing the sun worshiper thing. Now summer is over and most people long gone. This [...]

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