Poetry by Joy Beth

đź•°Moments In Life Moment by moment we live in our own dynamic of the world around us; interacting with people and circumstance.Sometimes we yield, or push, or avoid, or take a chance, or hate, or cry, or laugh, or create, or destroy, or love, or even dare to dance. Those moments are at times fleeting … Continue reading Poetry by Joy Beth


More broken shells

This post was originally published in June of 2017. Three years later, many of us may feel broken following months of added stress and anxiety due to COVID-19. Revisit "Broken shells" for it's positive message. Broken shells Walking along the beach, most people pass by the broken shells as they look for the perfect ones. … Continue reading More broken shells

đź’”Troubled Heart

My Coastal World's Joy Beth shares her thoughts on our country's current protests following the death of George Floyd. Words that normally come fairly easily to mind, Are stirring in my heart and they are a struggle to find. I don’t know what to do with the totality of thoughts and emotions swimming around affecting … Continue reading đź’”Troubled Heart

Red, white and blue or BBQ

Memorial Day weekend will soon be announcing the unofficial beginning of summer. Whether the holiday weekend begins on a Friday or Saturday, it will end on the last Monday in May, Memorial Day, May 25, 2020. Typically, patriotic programs are held at cemeteriesmemorials, parks and other public locations on Memorial Day as family, friends and … Continue reading Red, white and blue or BBQ

Have a nice day

Photos by Randy King As Randy King arrived to begin his normal workday on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, it was a nice morning on the Port Aransas beach as daylight broke through the night sky. A slight breeze promised another pleasant morning along the Mustang Island coast but In a short time that promise would … Continue reading Have a nice day