I'm soooo close to being done with Secret Passion's next chapter, but it's not gonna happen tonight. Very soon though.
I thought I'd post my first blog post till then because I've been meaning to do that all week as well.
I've been debating what I should post about, but then I took a walk earlier today and realized, I didn't have to look any further.
So my first item on the Rec List is this...
Unfiltered, majestic, awe-inspiring natural beauty <3
Where I go to get away from everything and relax.
If you're lucky enough to live near an ocean or lake, make sure you take advantage of it. Even if you happen to have a gaggle of kids that you need to supervise and make sure they don't pull each other's hair out, the calming effect will be there regardless.
If you're land-locked and far from any beach, go out to a park or any little slice of nature near you.
It's pretty spectacular how natural beauty surrounds each one of us, and sometimes life gets in the way of truly appreciating that.
Fun fact: it was on this beach that I dreamt up a story to be the mirror image of Desert Heat--another historical romance but set on the seas, not the barren dunes of the Thar. The sand beneath my feet reminded me of DH so strongly and then the ocean pulled me in another direction altogether. That idea hasn't gone away and whenever I find myself here, I'm reminded of it. Hopefully one day, I'll be able to type it up as I imagine it all in my head.
Rec List: the beach
Tips/Final Words: If you're like me and you decided to shave your legs literally ten minutes before you have to be out the door, make sure to rub on some baby oil, it will sting less once you're in the water--especially if it's salt water!