I often forget how close the ocean is; about two and a half hours drive and you can have the ocean breeze sweep over all your senses, reawakening a lifetime of memories and feelings. How good it feels to have toes in the sand and water, smelling the salt air, relaxing to the crashing of the waves as you look out to the open oblivion. We ventured down to Crane Beach in Ipswich on Wednesday, September 14th. Leaving Holton Home around 9:00am we arrived in time for lunch and feasted on Thai food – quite an adventure for those in our party who had never had it!
We headed down to the beach and those with walkers were escorted down to the sand in a cart driven by Mike, whose parents were raised in Brattleboro, and whose grandfather (Dr. McSweeney)