I've always needed to live near water. A three hour drive is my maximum distance. Luckily, we've ended up minutes from the most stunning coastline. Every now and then I need to escape the city for a few moments for some space and inspiration. Within a twenty minute drive from San Francisco you can find this:
I love the colors in this scene: beautiful warm beach sand contrasting with all the greys with just a hit of blue from the fog burning off in the morning.
And who couldn't say they don't find this scene awe inspiring? I feel very lucky today.