Facing the dark open sea and silent of traffic, the village at night is a bubble of conviviality.
And I immediately felt that inside me was this inland ocean with its population of one, this little sea mammal who was swimming around.
It was great fun to watch a sea of red and white jogging around the town.
Sioux County, Iowa, is a fertile, wall-to-wall sea of corn and soybeans.
Yields of herring, sea urchin and rockfish also dropped dramatically during this season.
From freezers and hardening tunnels to compressors, evaporators and air handling units, a sea of chilling and freezing equipment is available to the dairy industry.
The waves of the deep blue sea lapped softly at the shore.
They look for trilobites and fossilised sea creatures that are preserved in the stone along the path, easily spottable for amateur fossil hunters.
They may remember the hot salty sea, their ancestral home, their first food.
As we approached the town, I was shocked to see a sea of red from horizon to horizon.
I walked over to an east-facing balcony that overlooks the sea far below.
For Rachel, the vastness of the sea brings comfort and reassurance - it's a constant, she says, in a constantly changing world, and its great expanse puts our problems into perspective.
The cheese then enters a sea of brine salt solution for cooling.
Others will find a healthful haven among a sea of fortified yogurts and dairy beverages.
Using it first time in a crowded boat in a rough sea is a recipe for disaster.
The lone wooden bench overlooking the vast sea beckoned her for company.
We appreciate the flavorful food, recognizing in the candlelight the small, spicy leaves we snipped from a sea of greens that bright morning.
But the lure of the sea was too much and he joined the family as they trawled the beaches.
From the steps of the Lincoln Memorial you saw a sea of humanity.