Years ago, I was fighting a summer cold and trying to decide if I was going to meet up with friends at the beach. My housemate at the time set me straight, "You can be sick here or you can be sick at the beach. Where would you rather be?" Uuhh, the beach of course...so with a weekend supply of Sudafed tucked in my bag I hopped in my Ford Escort and headed to the beach.
It's cloudy and chilly here at the beach today, but that's okay with me. The waves still crash, beating their watery rhythm onto the shore. The granules of sand still glide through my bare feet, reminding me that summer vacation is closer than I think. I dipped my toes in the surf yesterday...not quite warm enough for swimming but just fine for an April afternoon.
April or August...sick or healthy...the beach is always a great place to be.
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