I left work and picked up Ella and Tyler at a friends house. We went home and claimed Colby from the babysitter. As we packed Drew was dropped off from the movies with a friend. We headed out to our happy place. As I drove I thought about how as they get older today will become the norm - everybody off in different directions. Sad! But, not at the beach. I'm hoping the beach will always be the place where we come back together. We left the beach at 9:30 last night, after soccer games, digging, wave riding and marshmallows on the fire. It was a perfect way to be together.