The Dance of the Tides

High tide, low tide, flood tide and ebb tide. Everyday the dance is the same. Tides are the rise and fall of sea levels caused by the combined effects of gravitational forces exerted by the Moon, Sun, and rotation of the Earth. The tidal dance is influenced by the alignment of the Sun and the moon, the shape of the coastline and the deep ocean. Everyday the dance is different.

Whimsical tree

Whimsical tree?

Christmas decorating at the Tree House is less traditional (white artificial tree) and much simpler.  Last year we used found treasures as ornaments – driftwood, fishing lures, netting –  this year we took a whimsical turn with some local alpaca yarn as garland and a handful of colorful ornaments along with some handmade photo ornaments from elementary school.


Tiny house – Tree house

Tree House – Tiny House – Beach Cottage

IMG_0211Tiny houses – we have a 982 sq foot house at the beach that we call our Tree House. It sits up high nestled in the trees and has some interesting design features – like triangle that brings light in at the top of our main room, this round window in our kitchen: