Sometimes you just really need to get out of town. We're lucky that we live near the coast in North Carolina so that a trip to the beach isn't very far. There's nothing like the calming effect that the ocean has on the soul and mind. It's so soothing and I feel recharged yet relaxed today. We found some shells, studied the tide and experienced the Island in dense fog. You couldn't see more than a hundred yards away, but it was still so beautiful. Topsail Island is amazing. Surf City is my most favorite place.