The ocean called from hundreds of miles away. She felt its pull, like so many particles of sand, tingling and prickling her skin. Her pores oozed with the essence of sea salt and the light of the glowing sun. Its very substance taking residence. Had she unwittingly summoned this houseguest, inviting pleasant disquietude to stay and visit awhile? She vowed to make the ocean welcome, a perennial guest in her spirit’s garden.