Is that not the purpose of a front porch? The opening and face of a structure. The presentation of what is yet to come. The best is when the smell of good cooking entices you to ‘come on in.’
Getting there is part of the journey. The ferry, she takes you along the core sound, venturing through the waters with the sun on your face. Happening upon the wild Spanish horses – Shackleford Horses whose grace and beauty is astounding. Then the arrival, upon which your experience will be heightened in complete and utter delight.
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Wander down the path and turn to walk across the dunes to the shoreline. Treasures await you. However, turn back and stop. You see her majestic stance against blue skies. She is mesmerizing!
Along the path to the shoreline, turn back and see her majestic beauty.
Get close up. Climb into her being and join the souls of her journey. The light guides and directs those ships and beings a shore. Enticing and memorable she is.
Down that road, turn left at the bend and right at the old oak tree. Park in the area between the two cypress. Walk over to the right and continue through the two magnolias on the dirt path about half a football field. Climb through the gate and you will see her – the Train Lady.
45 degrees feeling like it was 31 degrees. Warming up from just inside the door to the locker room. Lifelong friends stood in the tunnel while the pouring rain and cold settled the final score of the game.