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Updated on September 5, 2011
Labor Day Weekend at the Beach   Photo taken by Stephan
Labor Day Weekend at the Beach Photo taken by Stephan


Lover Man at Sunrise whispering in my ear ever so softly, "You're Beautiful"...And then Making Love.

The Sound of the Surf as it roars in to lick my Thighs... and me, Loving it!

The long walks on the crowded sandy Beach...just the two of us... in our own dimension.

The sounds of Enjoyment...the Sea Gulls, the Little Children, The Young and the Old...Laughter fills the air...Worries of the moment left behind.

The Red, White & Blue of our Country's Flag flowing Freely in the Ocean Breeze and all of us with our Freedoms to do as we please...May that Never End.

The visits from Family and Friends and the never ending Parade to buy Ice Cream at "Custard's Last Stand"...The Ritual of it all.

The Grandkids...coming and going. Those Treasured Moments shared and remembered as Happy Memories...May they never End... as their Generation starts new trends. They are so Bright and Beautiful...with the innocence of Hope, for a Wonderful future.

I also want to remember on this Day, those that protect us both Far and Near... and pray they stay Safe until they are able to join their loved ones in creating their own Happy Memories.

Peace and Love to all my Family and Friends...and Hub Friends, and Everyone Near or Far who as ever Wished Upon a Star...or had a Private Moment in the Dark and Shared some Love with Someone...Even if it was Only for One Summer Season...It would be something to Smiled about and Remembered... as this Summer Season comes to an end.


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      b. Malin 6 years ago

      And a Big Thank You Bluestar for stopping by and all your Lovely Thoughts...Long time no see...I must stop by your Hubs today as well. LOL.

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      Annette Donaldson 6 years ago from Northern Ireland

      b. beautiful words from a beautiful friend. I would be proud to see through your eyes. Life is indeed a treat to savour, thank you for sharing your thoughts. x

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      b. Malin 6 years ago

      And that's also A GOOD THING when you come by to Comment Colin. We also went to the Beach today...It was more crowds, just us, the Ocean, the Sand and the Surf...Along with a few more Homebodies...It all Makes for the Perfect Day!

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      epigramman 6 years ago

      ..I know all about it ... lol lol ....fall has wrestled summer down to the ground here at lake erie time 1:54 am ontario canada but the water is still warm and I will continue to go in swimming until the end of the month - and I always love swimming in your writing - it's also fresh, exciting, funny , true and you!!!! AND THAT'S A GOOD THING!

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      b. Malin 6 years ago

      Hi James, I guess all the Seasons are Special to Someone...I'm just not a WINTER person and my Lungs don't do well in the Cold...And so we will head South in Dec. And of course I will continue to write! But right now I'm still here on the Jersey Shore...and today is a Beach Day! Sept. is the best kept Secret on how Beautiful it is here as well as October! Thanks for Enjoying my Hub!

      Sally, we were HOtT Hot, Hot, in the Hot Tub Last Night! You keep cool in Texas my friend, and I pray for Rain for you...I know how much it's needed there. "Custard's Last Stand" is the place to get the BEST ice cream cones...Mmmm Mouth watering flavors.

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      Truckstop Sally 6 years ago

      The beach . . . or anywhere near water says summer and relaxed days. I love the name -- Custard's Last Stand. We're still having lots of summer temps in TX. High 90's and 100's. Keep that LoverMan hot though -- whatever the mercury reads! Ha!

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      James A Watkins 6 years ago from Chicago

      Beautiful thoughts. It is somewhat sad when summer ends. But then again, maybe this fall and winter will brings their own joys! :-)

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      b. Malin 6 years ago

      Moneycop, I will have to check out that Hub of yours...As you can tell I love the Beach. Thanks for Reading.

      Elddwen, Thank you so much for reading and appreciated!

      Thanks so much Neil...yes, it is truly wonderful to live near the Beach...walking the sand and looking at the ocean is so Relaxing...good for the soul.

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      Nell Rose 6 years ago from England

      Hi, lovely way to end the summer, and it sounds like a fantastic day out, Oh how I wish I lived by the ocean! and a great day for remembering friends and loved ones, rated up!

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      Eiddwen 6 years ago from Wales

      A great read and thanks for sharing.

      Take care


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      moneycop 6 years ago from JABALPUR

      i can feel as i had a visit last month on a beach and in summer....i have very sweet and soothing moments there..narrated in one of my poems also.

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      b. Malin 6 years ago

      Hi Bella, Thank You so much for Enjoying my Painting of the End of Summer...and a Big Thank You for your Votes my Friend!

      Hi Sept. Girl...A fly on the wall...hopefully NOT in the Bedroom (a little Humor there) So Glad you Enjoyed my Thoughts...Hope the weather behaves in your Neck of the World. And Thank You so Much for your Vote!

      Memories are so Wonderful Minnetonka Twin...And Summer is such a SHORT Season...Thanks so much for Enjoying!

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      Linda Rogers 6 years ago from Minnesota

      I loved reading your great memories of the season. It's always sad to see summer end, especially in Minnesota. Great idea to capture your memories by writing them down.

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      september girl 6 years ago

      Beautiful and awesome, b. always. I felt like I was there with you, watching from the corner of your world like a fly on the wall. Cool end to summer. Around here...if feels as if ours has finally began. Funny huh, with summer just about over. Mother nature messed up in our neck of the woods. Great hub! Voted it so... : )

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      Erica Sanchez 6 years ago from California

      You painted such a beautiful picture of a perfect summer day.. B. Voted up and clicked all the buttons straight across!!!


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      b. Malin 6 years ago

      Thank You Cloverfeaf...I think it was one of the best Summers in spite of Hurricane "Irene"...Thanks for your Vote and Beautiful Comments.

      Hey Movie Master, Summers should be Beautiful filled with Rich, Happy Memories. Thanks for your Vote and your good wishes...and the very same to You!

      Why Thank You D. Williams for all your Wonderful Comments and Compliments!

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      d.william 6 years ago from Somewhere in the south

      What a wonderful poem. I certainly enjoyed reading it. voted up, beautiful and awesome.

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      Movie Master 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      What beautiful summer memories, they made me feel warm inside.

      My best wishes to you and lover man.

      Voting up.

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      Cloverleaf 6 years ago from Calgary, AB, Canada

      A beautiful will treasure those moments always.

      Voted up and beautiful,


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      b. Malin 6 years ago

      Thanks Erin...Fall at the Jersey Shore is Beautiful too...We who live here hit the Beach on the weekends with our reading material, Chairs, and Soak up the Rays. A wonderful Autumn to you as well.

      I hope you see Summer soon too Flora for it does go by so Fast...Enjoy and Be Free to Breathe in the Wonder of the Season!

      Hey Breakfastpops you are so Right Fall is Beautiful and has a Magic all it's own...see you at the Inn to Toast! Thanks for thinking my Hub Beautiful and your vote!

      Thank you can anyone Not have Beautiful thoughts as they take in the smells and sounds of the Ocean and the Beach. Thanks for Enjoying.

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      WillStarr 6 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      What a beautiful collection of thoughts. I could smell the salty air.

      Well done.

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      breakfastpop 6 years ago

      I'll miss it too. But fall is on the way and it has so many luscious moments. Up beautiful and awesome.

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      FloraBreenRobison 6 years ago

      We are getting short changed with summer here in B.C. It took so long to get here this year. Hopefully it will linger at least until the official start later this month and maybe beyond. I'm not holding my breath though. Sounds like you have a wonderful summer.

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      Erin LeFey 6 years ago from Maryland

      What a sweet sentiment at the close of the summer. thank you for that. I wish you a delightful autumn as well!

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      b. Malin 6 years ago

      Thank you Gail...and it was a Wonderful Summer...We too will now quiet down during the week, and I agree this is the best time of the year hear and into October...Loved all your comments.

      Thank you Akune, so glad I made you feel Relaxed and that you Enjoyed my Hub.

      Wow, how Neat is that Rosemay...I'll be looking forward to reading your Thoughs and Thanks for Enjoying mine.

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      Rosemary Sadler 6 years ago from Hawkes Bay - NewZealand

      As you say your fond goodbye to summer I am saying welcome to our spring and looking forward to lazy hot days of sunner.

      A lovely poem

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      akune 6 years ago from Surrey, England, United Kingdom

      I enjoyed your writing.

      I felt relaxed after reading it. Thanks

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      Gail Sobotkin 6 years ago from South Carolina

      What a lovely way to end another beautiful summer by the sea.

      My favorite time at the beach is just beginning as the weather is likely to stay warm but not hot and the crowds will thin out during the weekdays. Weekends will still bring an influx of tourists and activities for the many festivals that will abound.

      Still, it's fitting to say an official goodbye to summer and you've done a great job of that.