Magic Moments

After scanning the cruising guide and choosing an island to explore, it is not hard to imagine that magic moments are ahead.

It is always magical to head out on a calm sea beneath a sky so blue and clear it almost seems unreal.

With children on board, it is a magic moment seeing the excitement over “driving” the boat ably assisted, of course, by Otto the auto pilot.

Once arriving at the chosen island and securely anchoring,

it is a magic moment watching a child making his first effort at rowing the dinghy ashore.

A magic moment is hearing shrieks of laughter as cold water washes over bare feet

and sharing a child’s excitement at finding a walking stick and pretending to be an explorer.

It is magic to find an abundance of sun warmed and sweet raspberries and eating them as fast as they are picked.

A magic moment is the sun shining on a child’s face as he dozes and dreams of the just finished adventure.

Magic moments are what make cherished memories.

i so appreciate your visit and the comments you leave behind

20 thoughts on “Magic Moments

  1. Linda, beautiful magic moments captured by your camera! Thanks for sharing your moments!

  2. Special days, special memories.

  3. lovely photos~ sounds like a perfect summer day with your grands enjoying every moment!

    1. Thanks. Jenna. The boys have really taken to island exploration.

  4. Billie Marasa Keirstead August 14, 2017 — 7:22 am

    Your boys are growing up. I’m sure your girls are teens by now too. Isn’t it wonderful to share their experiences.

    1. Indeed it is. Boys are 6, 6 and 7. Girls are 14 and 16. Time passes quickly.

  5. Thank you for sharing these magic moments!

  6. It’s fascinating to watch children experience new things. Stunning pictures of all you enjoyed! 🙂

    1. Indeed it is and each year makes such a difference.

  7. Wonderful magic moments that I’m looking forward to! 🙂

    1. Time passes so quickly you’ll be doing special things with your little sweetie before you know it.

  8. So lovely pics and grandson Lulu!!!

  9. What wonderful memories you are creating for everyone, especially the children!

    1. It’s lots more fun now that they are older.

  10. Made me smile. I can see how he has grown.

  11. Lovely thoughts. Beautiful child! Is he your grandson?

  12. Love this musing!!!

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