This was a hard one for me. I have so many beach pictures! Probably because I am always so utterly entranced by the beach, the waves, and the effect it has over my body--a calm that always seems to melt stress away.
I am in love with the beach and am convinced that I could never live somewhere that isn't by water.
While I could have picked a picture that was from Turkey, or Ireland, or Mexico, I instead went with a beach picture right from Sunny SD. There's nothing about the above picture that is really unique...not when it comes to beach photos. But it is California through and through. It's our culture--what we are about, what we stand for, all wrapped into a snapshot. The beach is the Californian identity; therefore, it is part of my identity.
I look at those waves and that sun, and I melt...