savagemama: Notes from South Carolina

I once knew a woman who said of her boyfriend at the time that she’d rather be pumping gas in the rain with him than do about anything with anyone else. That pretty much sums up how I feel about my family.

A few glimpses of our trip:

We returned late last night from the South Carolina coast where I got my wish – Eliza and Lucille splashed in the Atlantic, shoveled sand, built castles and looked for shells. On our first day there it rained but we hit the beach anyway. My mom, my aunt and my step dad jumped waves in the ocean and my daughters joined right in as though they’d always been meant to.

Yesterday, on a break from possibly the most perfect day at the beach, Eliza said to my mom, “I’m so glad to see you.” Read More »