When I was Curious about Crystal Cove                              by Andrea Tejedor
When I was curious about Crystal Cove,my sister drove me and our children down the California highway to thetide pools.
Donning bathing suits, flip-flops and sunscreen, we hiked down the hill.
When I was curious about Crystal Cove,my children hurried me to the beach to look for starfish, sea anemonesand barnacles.
We walked through the sand to arrive at low tide, and were greeted byscattered pools swimming with anticipation.
When I was curious about Crystal Cove,we laid our towels on the beach and ran to the receding waterwhere we scooped up san...
The Pacific was crystal clear as we hopped on rockshoping to spy a hermit crab, and huddled in puddles withthe silvery fish.
As we walked down the beach, the rocks and pools gave way to sand and surf. My sisterand I jumped in the waves like we wer...
When I was curious about Crystal Cove,we explored until the tide pools rejoined the surf, and sat on our towelsdrying in t...
Afterward we stood looking across the ocean,windblown and salty,wondering what was under the waves,wondering where the sta...
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When I was Curious about Crystal Cove

  1. 1. When I was Curious about Crystal Cove by Andrea Tejedor
  2. 2. When I was curious about Crystal Cove,my sister drove me and our children down the California highway to thetide pools.
  3. 3. Donning bathing suits, flip-flops and sunscreen, we hiked down the hill.
  4. 4. When I was curious about Crystal Cove,my children hurried me to the beach to look for starfish, sea anemonesand barnacles.
  5. 5. We walked through the sand to arrive at low tide, and were greeted byscattered pools swimming with anticipation.
  6. 6. When I was curious about Crystal Cove,we laid our towels on the beach and ran to the receding waterwhere we scooped up sand filled with curious crustaceans and mysteriousmollusks.
  7. 7. The Pacific was crystal clear as we hopped on rockshoping to spy a hermit crab, and huddled in puddles withthe silvery fish.
  8. 8. As we walked down the beach, the rocks and pools gave way to sand and surf. My sisterand I jumped in the waves like we were kids, and played until we were covered with sunand salt.
  9. 9. When I was curious about Crystal Cove,we explored until the tide pools rejoined the surf, and sat on our towelsdrying in the sun.
  10. 10. Afterward we stood looking across the ocean,windblown and salty,wondering what was under the waves,wondering where the starfish, sea anemones, and barnacles were now,wondering…

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