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Peaceful, reflective, and intellectual – Beach Walk Reflections is a blog focusing on thoughts from thinking while walking on the beach.

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  • 133 – Transportation

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like to walk on the beach. It is good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. As I look to the sea, I notice a large freighter moving toward the horizon. After all, my location is near… Read more

  • 132 – Ballparks

    To my non-US audience, please bear with me. I wanted to post this at the start of the baseball season, but, the game decided to delay for selfish reasons. Baseball has pushed me away from today’s game, yet its lore still rests in my heart. To my non-baseball fans, pass the link on to a… Read more

  • 131 – Math

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It is good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on the feet. I can count the waves washing ashore in a time frame to determine the frequency as waves per minute. I could measure… Read more

  • 130 – Keys

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It is good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet.  It’s interesting how my topics came to be. Something that seems like metal in the sand caught my eye – tarnished and… Read more

  • 129 – Connection

    Something to ponder: What does “Lights” mean to you? What ideas would you include if you were writing an essay about lights? See the Lights! page to submit your ideas. Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It is good for the mind, body,… Read more

  • 128 – Homeostasis

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. Recently thinking about balance caused me to wander toward a related word that is a very important biological concept. A word that biology textbooks mentioned and defined Chapter 1 or 2 as an important term – then seldom resurfaces. Teachers knowing its importance… Read more

  • 127 – Endless

    April 30, 2022 by

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It is good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. To me, the presence of waves may be the most defining point of the beach. No matter the time of the day,… Read more

  • 126 – Mortality

    April 27, 2022 by

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It’s good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. The sand is smooth from earlier strong winds – but the water is now a gentle ripple. The cold night developed an eerie… Read more

  • 125 – An Alphabet

    April 23, 2022 by

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It is good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. With a topic in mind, I need to set the stage – so I researched. The 26 letters in our alphabet offer… Read more

  • 124 – Containers

    April 20, 2022 by

    I meant well last week as I planned two posts. Needless to say, that didn’t work out as various aspects of life got in the way. However, I hope to try again this week. Thanks for understanding. Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like to walk on the… Read more

  • 123 – Yellow

    April 13, 2022 by

    Thanks to those wondering about my personal situation, which I forgot to mention in the last post. We are making progress, my wife’s father is settling into his new surroundings, and we are juggling various aspects of life – which has cut into my blog visits. Click the video above for 2 minutes of background… Read more

  • 122 – Bells

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like to walk on the beach. It is good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. I just passed a jellyfish washed ashore and embedded into the sand, but I can only see its top. But, yesterday… Read more

  • 121 – Information

    March 30, 2022 by

    My time is still on the hectic side of life, but improving. 🙂 I hope to return to posting twice a week (Wednesdays and Saturdays) starting next week. Thanks for your support and understanding. Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach as it is… Read more

  • 120 – Bloggers

    March 23, 2022 by

    As we know, life delivers unexpected challenges. For us, it was shortly after the start of my blog break. I’ll be moving forward week-to-week, so I’m temporarily posting once a week (instead of twice). Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It’s good for… Read more

  • 119 – Dark

    It’s time for a blog break. My hope is a short one – a week or two. Visit the Lights tab to discover how you can participate in thoughts for a future beach walk. Thanks to those who have submitted ideas. Keep thinking! Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading.… Read more

  • 118 – Light v2

    I want to try something different, which the new page explains (see Lights tab). I hope you participate. FYI: A slight schedule change. The next post will be next Sunday (6th), not Saturday. Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It is good for… Read more

  • 117 – Light

    February 26, 2022 by

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It is good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. Light is essential for earthly life – specifically light from the sun, which provides the foundation for life on our planet. Light… Read more

  • 116 – Culture

    February 23, 2022 by

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It is good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. As a biology major, culture refers to bacteria growing on agar in a petri dish. Bacteria is not my topic today because… Read more

  • 115 – Language v2

    February 19, 2022 by

    My thoughts about language filled me so much, I split those thoughts into two walks. Click here for the original. Also, thanks for the birthday greetings on the previous walk, and for sharing a bit of your personal heritage. Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the… Read more

  • 114 – Heritage

    February 16, 2022 by

    Today is not my birthday, but it will be tomorrow. Interestingly, I drafted this walk several years ago on my birthday. My apologies for the lower-quality images. My better images are currently inaccessible. Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like to walk on the beach. It is good… Read more

  • 113 – Heart

    February 12, 2022 by

    Although early, Happy Valentine’s Day to all. Thanks for walking along and touching my heart. Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It’s good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. Today I think about the heart, that 10-ounce… Read more

  • 112 – Circles

    February 9, 2022 by

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It is good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. I’m standing looking at the water coming ashore. Ahhhh … the water feels good. Looking down, I see the bubbles around my… Read more

  • 111 – Earth

    February 5, 2022 by

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It is good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. Today my thoughts are with home, but not Cincinnati. Not Ohio or even America. My thoughts are with our planet. Earth –… Read more

  • 110 – Change

    February 2, 2022 by

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It’s good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. Every wave changes the beach. The blowing winds change the beach. The collective and continual actions of waves, tides, winds, and varying weather… Read more

  • 109 – Frontier

    January 29, 2022 by

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It’s good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. I look at the water and see only water. However, the water is only a small fraction of a vast collection that makes… Read more

  • 108 – Pyramids

    January 26, 2022 by

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like to walk on the beach. It is good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. On my way toward the shoreline for my morning walk, I passed remnants of someone playing in the sand. One structure… Read more

  • 107 – Wisdom

    January 22, 2022 by

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It’s good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. Wisdom conjures many thoughts. What is wisdom? What does it mean to be wise? How does one become wise or achieve wisdom? How… Read more

  • 106 – Science

    January 19, 2022 by

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It is good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. Looking across the water, I think about people like Jacques Costeau and Robert Ballard – two scientists who worked in the sea.… Read more

  • 105 – Fire

    January 15, 2022 by

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It is good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. Looking at the sea reminds me of different fires. The calm sea is the campfire we gather around to talk, laugh, and… Read more

  • 104 – Time v2

    January 12, 2022 by

    Time is a large enough topic that when I initially wrote, I discovered that the topic deserved at least two walks. Here’s the first one. Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It’s good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on… Read more

  • 103 – Winter *

    January 8, 2022 by

    Special thanks to Amy for providing the photos – not only for this post, but for Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Seasons. Amy is in the USA and I encourage readers to visit her photography blog Heaven on Earth. Tell her I sent you. Amy’s work is copyrighted by Amy Rose Photography. Click the video above… Read more

  • 102 – Beginnings

    January 1, 2022 by

    Happy 2022! Let the new year begin. Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It is good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. What marks the start of your day? For me, it’s when I awaken. Sometimes with… Read more

  • 101 – Time

    December 29, 2021 by

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It’s good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. Looking down, I watch the water move across my feet. It’s there – then it’s gone. In time, the water returns, and then… Read more

  • 100 – Good

    December 22, 2021 by

    To me, the Christmas season is multi-layered. Religious to some, but secular to others. Not only do I believe in the religious side, I also appreciate those who accept the holiday as one of goodness. To me, Santa is the Spirit of Goodness that transcends all cultures. In that spirit, I say Happy Holidays and… Read more

  • 99 – Communities

    December 15, 2021 by

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It’s good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. Community is an interesting word – a word with multiple meanings – a word used differently by biologists, sociologists, and the general population.… Read more

  • 98 – Future

    December 11, 2021 by

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It is good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on the feet. At the moment, the day is nice – a blue and white sky with a comfortable temperature. It’s breezy – but not… Read more

  • 97 – Hidden

    December 8, 2021 by

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It’s good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. Eyes allow us to see much – the powdery sand, the waves moving toward shore then gliding across the sandy upslope, the blue… Read more

  • 96 – Shadows *

    December 4, 2021 by

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like to walk on the beach. It is good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. Now is the time of day when buildings cast shadows upon the ground – the time leading toward sunset, dusk, and… Read more

  • 95 – Fluid

    December 1, 2021 by

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like walking on the beach. It is good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. On my walk toward the beach, I notice a kite flying high several condos away. It’s steady – a sign the owner… Read more

  • 94 – Reflection *

    November 27, 2021 by

    Special thanks to Janet for providing the photographs. Janet is in Arizona and I encourage readers to visit her at This, That and the Other Thing, Please tell her I sent you and feel free to comment on her images here. All photos are copyrighted by Janet Webb. Click the video above for 2 minutes… Read more

  • 93 – Mountains *

    November 20, 2021 by

    Special thanks to Otto Munchow for providing the photographs. Otto, a photojournalist from Norway, travels the world to capture moments. I encourage readers to visit Otto at In Flow with Creativity, plus you can find him on Instagram (ottovonmunchow). Please tell him I sent you and feel free to comment on his images here. All… Read more

  • 91 – Tango

    November 13, 2021 by

    Click the video above for 2 minutes of background waves while reading. I like to walk on the beach. It is good for the mind, body, and soul – and refreshing on my feet. Ballroom dance is part of our routine at home. Our time is different at the beach, but on days when dance… Read more

  • 89 – Autumn *

    November 3, 2021 by

    Special thanks to Amy for providing the photos. Amy is in the USA and I encourage readers to visit her photography blog Heaven on Earth. Amy hasn’t been blogging as often, but she still supplied photos. Feel free to comment on her images here. Besides, she may make a surprise appearance here. Amy’s work is… Read more

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