One day you wash up on the beach, wet and naked. Another day you wash back out. In between, the scenery changes constantly.
Saturday, August 13, 2011
The Rich Are Much Like Us...
...except that their tacky lawn ornaments are bigger and more expensive.
Yesterday we went to tour my parents old neighborhood. Mom and Dad bought a house on the cliffs in Shell Beach years ago, well before the boom in real estate. While they owned the house there, it became a very expensive and exclusive neighborhood, with old beach houses being replace with new mansions.
By and large, the landscaping on these houses is incredible, with gorgeous arrangements of exotic species, with something in full bloom all the time. But here is one of the old houses, with a set of pink flamingos.
One of the newer houses, in the gated community up the street. These houses have an incredible view of the Pacific: