Isaac hated the beach at nine months. Eloise thinks it’s nice. We continued our Independence Day celebrations by skipping nap time after church today and proceeding to the beach at Cape Henry on the Fort Story base.
Cape Henry is where some Englishmen from the Virginia Company erected a cross in 1607 or something here at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. Today we watched modern commercial interests sail past, while an energetic pod of dozens of dolphins jumped and splashed not far offshore. They jumped the highest out of the water I’ve ever seen wild dolphins jump. It made me think about the SEVEN shark attacks in waist-deep water off the North Carolina coast in the past three weeks. ….