love thursday:
love at the beach

Visions of love from Catanzaro Lido:

Love on the beach on Flickr

Guarda lì! on Flickr

Happy Love Thursday everyone!

And by the way, when is the last time *you* held someone’s hand?

25 Beans of Wisdom to “love thursday:
love at the beach”
  1. I wish I was on the beach right now!

    Regarding your last question…I can’t remember. Very sad. πŸ™

    nyc/caribbean ragazza’s last blog post..Sydney Pollack 1934 -2008

    It’s overcast here right now, so not great beach weather I’m afraid….

    Don’t worry, I don’t remember the last time I held hands either. I held paws this morning though!

  2. Gil

    A beach all to yourself! Sure beats the way the beach will be before you know it. How lucky can you be?

    I was holding cat paws before opening up you site and puppy paws Wednesday night. Hands I can’t remember either.

    Beginning and end of the summer is the best beach time IMHO, Gil, for exactly the reason you mention…and paws work just fine too!

  3. 05.29.2008

    Those kids are precious! I last held hands … last night! πŸ™‚

    Cherrye’s last blog post..Love is in the Air

    Aren’t they cute? Lucky handholder you πŸ˜‰

  4. Sally

    Oh that is sad actually. Strange isn’t it, how something so simple can have such strong connotations?

    I didn’t mean for it to be sad! Happy times! Holding hands with children! Paws with doggies and kitties! Come on πŸ™‚

  5. Joanne at frutto della passione

    I hold hands every morning when I drop my son off at school, but he is starting to not want to.

    Joanne at frutto della passione’s last blog post..Food pop culture 3

    Oh no! He’ll be moving on to hands smaller than yours soon I imagine….

  6. 05.29.2008

    How cute. Although when I read the blog title…I thought of *sex on the beach*

    We will leave it at that πŸ˜‰

    My MΓ©lange’s last blog post..French Potato Salad

    Oh Robin. You should know my blog’s rating is way lower than that…but I bet you just brought me some interesting search hits πŸ˜‰

  7. 05.29.2008

    Man I can’t wait to get to the beach!!! Looks so relaxing.

    Stacy’s last blog post..Flowering

    Yes, empty like this, it can be *so* relaxing πŸ™‚

  8. 05.29.2008

    Oh, that second picture is too cute. As for your question… man, I don’t know. (That’s a little depressing, right?)

    Stefanie’s last blog post..You must chill! You must chill! I have hidden your keys! Chill!

    Nah, you just need to find a cat πŸ˜‰

  9. 05.29.2008

    me, too, like gil up there
    i was holding my cat’s paw
    as he sat i my lap….


    [[ i think Spike secretly feels confined when i do that
    but he has developed toleration,
    it is the hand that feeds… ]]

    speaking of hands…don’t you love it when little children
    point their chubby little finger at something?
    i might be the first time EVER they see a certain thing…

    Look, they say…What is that?

    somepinkflowers’s last blog post..tourist tuesday and the way home from spain

    I still point my chubby finger and ask what is that…in Italian now πŸ™‚

    Your Spike is *very* smart to humor you πŸ˜‰

  10. 05.29.2008

    I want some beach time…but not on Lake Ontario!

    My daughter still holds my hand and sometimes at night while my husband and I
    fall asleep we hold hands.

    Lucia’s last blog post..Another Tuesday in TO

    Aw that’s so cute Lucia!

  11. 05.29.2008

    The weather in Toronto is sucking big time….the thought of lying on a beach seems like a dream these days. It’s almost June and we have yet to have warm enough weather to wear a t-shirt let alone sit out on a beach in a bathing suit.

    That photo of the two kids holding hands is the cutest thing ever!! How sweet!!

    LuLu’s last blog post..Nothing beats the smell of freshly baked bread…

    Hey here in Calabria, our weather has just warmed up in the past couple weeks…it’ll get there!

  12. 05.29.2008

    Ahhhh, love at the beach is one of the best kind! And btw, I hold somebody’s hand every day. Be it one or more of my girls or Guy’s (we hang out together a lot). I’m lucky that way!

    Oh you *are* lucky Nino…but we knew that πŸ˜‰

  13. 05.29.2008

    Re: Lulu’s comment, I’m from Toronto too but even the weather here in Milan sucks. Oh vell.

    I love holding my toddler’s little hands, especially when we play Ring Around the Rosey.

    Linda’s last blog post..Our Paul Cooks for the Bratty Bambino

    Yeah unfortunately northern Italy isn’t too much different than ahem, north North America πŸ˜‰

    Ring around the rosey! Woohoo!

  14. 05.29.2008

    I’m holding the fort here rather than holding hand. There is a perfect love thursday flowering in our garden at the moment. If it stops raining I’ll send you the pic.

    Scintilla’s last blog post..Criticize Not, Want Not

    Ooh ooh! I hope it stops raining soon….

  15. 05.29.2008

    Happy Love Thursday! Such a cute photo. And I held hands with G last night! ; )

    Anali’s last blog post..Scene From A Staycation

    Yeah for hand-holding!

  16. 05.29.2008

    that’s on our plans for this weekend too! tis time for some beach!! πŸ™‚

    Yeah, beach! Enjoy πŸ™‚

  17. 05.29.2008

    How lovely! And it was probably Saturday night – sitting on our balcony with a glass of vino.

    jen of a2eatwrite’s last blog post..Farmers Market Thursday – May 29, 2008

    How lovely, then, right back at you Jen πŸ˜‰

  18. 05.29.2008

    The last person who held my hand was my son. Yesterday we were walking on the sidewalk and he just reached for my hand — no prompting required! He said, “I want to hold your hand, mama, I like it when you hold my hand”. Ahhh, melt, my heart….. Happy Love Thursday!

    bonggamom’s last blog post..Update on the babies

    Oh that’s so adorable Bonggamom!

  19. 05.29.2008

    Oh, how I wish that I was on the beach right now! Or holding someone’s hand!

    Happy Love Thursday to you!

    Lulu’s last blog post..Nature vs. Nurture

    I hope you get to do both very soon Lulu!

  20. 05.29.2008

    It is love thursday! I *LOVE* these shots. They are wonderful!

    I especially like the children holding hands… what a sweet way to connect. It’s one of my favorite ways.

    Thank you for this precious moment and the accompanying smile.


    Scarlett & Viaggiatore

    Wanderlust Scarlett’s last blog post..spring cleaning

    Aren’t those kids just the cutest? I couldn’t resist snapping this. Her “look over there” just makes it all the more priceless πŸ™‚

  21. 05.29.2008

    i just love love thursday, but when it’s at the beach, it is oh-so-much better!

    D. & i hold hands every single day whenever we walk somewhere.

    qualcosa di bello’s last blog post..buon compleanno, il mio ometto!!

    Aw Qualcosa…so cute πŸ™‚

  22. 05.29.2008

    Great photos..Wish I was on the beach!!! Wish Oxfordshire had some “Sun”. I last held someones hand last night!!! My husbands as we were falling asleep!!!

    Anne’s last blog post..A post I am looking for!!

    The sun is coming Anne! It must be πŸ˜‰

  23. 05.29.2008

    I love these pictures! The colors are so vivid, and the ocean is so inviting. Happy LT!

    angie’s last blog Thursday

    Thanks Angie; hope you had a lovely LT as well πŸ™‚

  24. 05.29.2008

    Lovely pictures for LT. πŸ™‚

    Actually, scrolling down, ALL of your pictures are beautiful, though those banana pancake ones have made me hungry.

    J’s last blog post..Music Update

    Mangia mangia J πŸ˜‰

  25. 05.31.2008

    Hee! Very cute.

    Thanks πŸ™‚

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