San Diego

Friday

I’ve been wondering again if Miami is where we should be and if it’s really our home.

Do any of you feel the same way about where you live?

Maybe it’s because I moved around a lot when I was little that I have the difficulty to stay put and always feel like the air is cooler on the other side.

Maybe I just haven’t quite found the place that is home.

Although, home is where the heart is right? So obviously Portugal, New Jersey, San Diego and Miami have all been home. At one time or another.

I seem to be filled with a lot of life changing questions in this new year of 2012.

Is Miami our home? Do I want another child? Am I still me?… Lots of questions and no definite answers yet.

Anyway, if you are friends with me on FB, you may have noticed my picture morning greetings.

It’s a series of mug shots (coffee mug that is) I have been having fun with called Good morning Miami.

It’s silly but it has been cheap entertainment for me.

Have a great weekend everyone!

good morning Miami. sunday. from our balcony

good morning Miami. monday. from our balcony

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This, we will miss

I think I can speak for both Will and Lily when I say that when we move to Raleigh, one of the things we will miss most is being close to water. (have I said that before?)

We live on the bay side and the ocean is only 10 blocks away.

Ever since I lived in San Diego in the early 90’s, I have appreciated ending my days by watching the sun set on the water.

There is nothing like the calm and peaceful feeling of knowing that the full day you just had is setting and tomorrow will be another day.

There is nothing like the colors of the sky and the light all around while the sun sets on the water.

The water, this, we will miss.

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West coast sunset

Lily was feeling much better by the time she woke up on saturday and since we had promised our friends we would pay them a visit, to Naples we went this weekend.

Despite me feeling completely run down, we had a great time on the west coast of Florida.

The best moment was watching the sun set on the ocean.

We went to the beach at around 7p.m., did some swimming, collected pretty shells (much prettier than the ones we get here in Miami) and then walked towards the Naples pier to catch one of the most beautiful sunsets I’ve seen in a while.

Watching the sun set on the ocean reminded me of when I used to live in San Diego, CA. San Diego has the most beautiful sunsets.

My favorite thing to do when I lived there was to go sit on a cliff in La Jolla and watch the sun set on the ocean while listening to the waves crash on the cliffs. It always seemed like the most wonderful way to end the day.

It was a short trip, it seemed like a short weekend altogether but well worth it! We even saw a dolphin swimming around during the sunset. 🙂

Here are some wonderful moments from this weekend, including the beautiful sunset. Lily wears a hat by Patagonia and pajamas by Old Navy.

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