Photo of the Week: Life Will Find a Way

ByTheresaBoydPhoto by Theresa Boyd.

"My photo was taken on Highland Beach, Maryland. There is a breaker that runs beside the Highland Beach pier and while walking on the pier I saw this tree growing up from the breaker. It's a little tree, but pretty and strong, and I loved the reflection in the water.

I grew up on this side of the Chesapeake Bay. I started coming here almost every weekend in the summers at the age of seven, and then my parents bought a home and we moved here in 1976. I grew up fishing and crabbing on this Bay. The beauty of the shore and the smell of the water let me know I'm home. When I stroll along the shore I"�m brought back to a sense of peace, and I feel like I'm in the presence of God. I've moved away to live in other cities for my career, but always longed to be back, and when I came back to the shore, I knew I was home. One of my first and still current e-mail addresses is baydreamer because that's what I did when I lived away. I dreamed of the Bay."

  --Theresa Boyd

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Do you have a favorite Bay photo you'd like to submit to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Photo of the Week contest? Send your digital images to CBF's E-Communications Manager, Emmy Nicklin, at enicklin [at sign], along with a brief description of where and when you took the photo, and what the Chesapeake Bay means to you. We look forward to seeing your photos!


Emmy Nicklin

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