The Last Day of August. Sob. Where has this all-too-short summer gone? (Though September beach days can be extra sweet).
Robert Moses, our favorite beach, had pretty wild surf last week, so it's fortunate that there is a super-giant puddle for the small fry to play in.
In Henry's case, leap in
and lie there luxuriating in the tepid water
a very happy starfish indeed.
There are shells in the puddle too.
and castles to build.
Ice cream is used as a bribe to encourage young people to leave the delights of the sea shore. It gets very melty and drippy.
All too soon the sundresses will be put away for the winter.