We had lunch on the pier over Labor Day weekend and to say that the beach was crowded is an understatement.
When we first started coming here, umbrellas were a rarity, except for those set out by hotel staffs for their guests. Every year they have become more and more common.
(If I remember correctly, part of the test for lifeguards here is to be able to swim from the pier where I was standing to that pier on the horizon in that second photo. Now THAT’S endurance!)
Apologies for not cleaning my camera lens.
Only one shark was circling the area.
Tuesday, when Dearly Beloved went for his usual beach walk, he sent back this photo of a far different scene.
Notice the guy in the lifeguard chair. I didn’t and was chastised for it. DB said that I underestimated his degree of cleverness in choosing this particular shot and the name he gave the photo: