Friday, January 27, 2012

Cabin Fever

I have cabin fever....

I am stuck in a rut....

I need a change of scenery, but can't go anywhere at this time...

So let's take a virtual vacation, shall we?

How about a trip to the beach?  This one is in Naples, Florida.  I took these photos a few years ago.

Can you hear the sounds of the waves gently cascading onto the shore?

Can you feel the sand between your toes?

Can you smell the salt air?

Sigh.  Isn't that better?
Welcome Home,


  1. I live near Naples! But on the east coast. So glad you came and enjoyed my wonderful state down here!!! :)

  2. Yes, that is better. Makes me look forward to warmer weather! Thanks for sharing

  3. Yoo hoo, Mr. Comforts of Home, it's time to get this gal outta Dodge. I suggest Paris or Rome or the Bahamas. =)

    That was nice, Penny!

  4. Oh I am so ready. Thanks for the trip. Hugs, Marty

  5. A warm sandy beach sounds great about now. Actually it is around 60F here so I shouldn't complain.


  6. Oh, Penny! I have been feeling the same way, too. Sometimes even a trip to the store perks me up. We have sun today {finally} and I really needed that.

    Your pictures are beautiful and just what the doctor ordered!!


  7. Sigh I just returned from the beach and I think I might need to return.....soon. Thanks for the beautiful visit. Bonnie

  8. One of our fave it there, nothing like walking down the pier....

    We are thinking about heading down to Key West, have not been in a few years, another pretty place...

    Feel better,
    kathy :)

  9. My favorite place to be! I hope you have a wonderful weekend! ♥

  10. Yes. I wish I was there right now. Those are beautiful pics!

  11. Well, I've got the stuck-in-a-rut fever. Tired of being cold. Tired of looking at dead winter outside. Need some spring color. Pronto.

  12. Thanks Penny, I needed that mini vacation. Great photos.

  13. Awww.. thanks for the mini vacation Penny!! :)

  14. As a matter of fact, that is better.

  15. I can hear the waves right now Penny!

  16. Yes, yes, yes! Salt, sand,'s all there for me.

  17. Oh so much better! I saw a post where a Southern California gal was dreaming of snow while enjoying 80 degree weather. Think she might house swap for a few months?

  18. What's stopping you....come on down. Great photos Penny. It's been a lovely winter here, almost feels like summer some days.

  19. Great photos Penny. We've actually had good weather and I've even been able to be outside gardening a bit.

    Normally I try to learn something new each winter. Keeps my mind engaged and out of the doldrums!

  20. Hi Penny! I loved going on the little trip with you. Did you know we live about two blocks from the beach? I don't go down there very often. My husband is a runner and he always runs the seawall and I do ride my bike there. There is just something about hearing those waves that relaxes you! ;)
    Thanks for popping in and have a lovely weekend.
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia :)

  21. oh.

    i feel so much better already!

    thanks for the pick-me-up!!!


  22. I vacation all the time "in my head" Penny! :) That is what is so nice about traveling gives us so many happy memories. I love these photos form your wonderful trip!

  23. Oh yes! I feel so much better now, I really do! Those awesome beach photographs lifted my spirits and now I can't wait to go to the beach! Great post! I've got cabin fever, big time!

  24. All your beach photos are beautiful, but the photo of the heron(?) on the shoreline is just fabulous Penny - that one should be framed for certain. I think it's his amazing yellow foot, and that the water looks like ice, really love it and can definitely smell the ocean!

    Well I can't say I have cabin fever, in fact I'm loving having this time at home - as you know, I needed a break from packing and airports!

    Love Mary

  25. Oh yes Penny, this is a lovely trip to the beach. Calming and beautiful photos of that remind me of when we grew up in the warm, Florida sunshine.
    However, i still love the mountains and I am happy to be here. Not in all this rain though.Smile.

    I read when it is raining and like you, enjoy my favorite magazines etc.

    You master bath is beautiful.
    Hugs, Jeanne

  26. Love the pictures. I'm going to pretend for a while:-)

  27. Thanks so much for the beautiful vacation. I really needed it and I certainly enjoyed it.

  28. I can. Lovely virtual vacation. :)

  29. Did you go to Florida recently? That blue water sure looks inviting and such a much better color than the brown of winter all around us here. Thanks for sharing!