22 November 2009

Sailing Sunday

It’s a perfect Sunday morning –sun shining, temperature around 18oC (60oF). A perfect day to be out –hiking, going to the park, going on a picnic, and even sailing, it seems!

Zoë was looking out the window when she cried out, “Look, Mommy! A baby sailboat and a mommy sailboat!”


I looked and what appeared to be a regatta was in full swing.






Once in a while, we’d get sailboats passing through, but once or twice a year we’d see whole fleets of them sail past and go around the bend heading on to the south side of the island.

It’s nice to see colorful sails go past, apart from the view of tugboats, cruise ships, fishing boats, and other commercial vessels that we normally see.

It was quite a nice start to the day to see these colorful sails dot the blue water as they go by.


Menopausal New Mom said...

That is so pretty and what a view you have! Funny, I was laying in bed today when I thought I heard a loudspeaker outside. Got up and there going right down the street in front of my house was someone running with the Olympic Torch! I wish I could have gotten a photo, maybe if I stayed off the computer and paid attention to the news, I could have been better prepared!

LPC said...

Wonderful photos. When my daughter was Zoe's age, she would take any group of similar but varying objects she could find, i.e. drinks coasters, blocks, and make them into "families." The daddy coast, the mommy coaster, the baby coasters...I took it as a sign of early managerial talent. With, of course, absolutely no scientific confirmation:).

smiles4u said...

Love these pictures! What a beautiful sight for you to see this morning! Happy Sunday to you and your beautiful family! XXOO Lori

Helene said...

The view is so pretty!! How nice that you can just look outside your bedroom window and see the beautiful water (and the colorful boats).

I know I asked you this before but how do you get your pictures so nice and perfect. I thought you said you use a certain program to do it, but I can't remember what it was called.

HeartsMakeFamilies said...

These are absolutley beautiful.

I left you an award on my blog. http://www.heartsmakefamilies.com/2009/11/morning-coffee-handing-out-lemonade-and.html

Jennifer said...

Gee, your views are amazing! LOL @ Z saying a mommy boat and a baby boat! So cute!

Mommyof2girlz said...

Wow what great pictures! What a fantastic way to start a day :)

blueviolet said...

You have that beautiful view from your home? You are so very lucky!

a Tonggu Momma said...

Love the photos. I miss sailing... I used to sail with my dad in Newport Bay (Rhode Island).

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wow, what a wonderful sight! thanks for sharing this...

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Life with Kaishon said...

Wow. That is so beautiful! I just love it! I am so glad you could see that today! What a blessing!

Elle Bee said...

That's neat! What a beautiful view.

Nezzy said...

What a wonderful way to start the day!

Have a super Monday and God bless!!!

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