(South Beach, Miami by Peter Lik) This photo shows that beaches can allow for the coming of new things and the washing away of stress. Transcendentalists emphasized escape of all the stressful elements of life and finding tranquility.
When I walk down the beach and smell the salt water, hear the waves crashing against the shoreline, and feel the granular sand under my feet, I can't help but realize why I'm here on this green earth ~Wendy Joubert
"Memorial Day" photo by Clark Little, taken at North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii. "A large wave coming to shore, taken seconds before Clark is pitted inside the tube. Captured in the late afternoon before the sun sinks low enough and sends out the sunset colors.