This weekend, the boyfriend and I headed south to beautiful Pajaro Dunes for a bit of beach time. The Pacific Ocean is much different than the beaches of the Atlantic that I’m used to. It’s much, much colder, so I was only brave enough to get in up to my toes. This didn’t keep me from frolicking about, running through the sand, flirting with the surf and chasing birds, though. I have a sincere fondness for the ocean. Something about it makes me feel so peaceful and carefree. I’m guessing this is where the saying “Life’s a Beach” comes from because it seems to make a lot of people feel the same way.