These pictures, taken from Haven Beach not long after the storm called Sandy, show the status of a dock which used to extend way out onto the beach. Since I don't visit Haven often, I'm not sure how long ago the end of the dock fell by the wayside.
The rest of it is perfectly intact, although the sand threatens to overtake it in spots.
Click here for a previous post about Haven; the very first picture in that post shows how far out the dock originally extended.
The beaches change so quickly around here, I never get bored. And you never know just what you're going to find.
One thing I wasn't expecting on this particular trip was the following.
|A beached couch!|
|A beached, overturned couch that at one point|
had been nailed to a dock (or something).
It blended in so well with the surroundings, I almost missed it.
At first I thought perhaps this was part of the end of the dock that washed away, but then I remembered the chairs nailed to the end of that dock were more Adirondack style, or so I recall. I can't seem to locate any other photos of the end of that dock with the chairs even though I have
Oh well, it was a pleasant--though brisk--walk on the beach.
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In other news, last night Chesapeake Bay Daughter was battling a sore throat and fever. Tomorrow is her first basketball game (away, at Rappahannock, which is approximately