Happy Monday – and the start of a new week! I just love Mondays!! We did make it back from the beach but, no, the computer did NOT get fixed while we were gone. I’m still using this laptop from my daughter which is actually working out fairly well (the keyboard is still either really small or my fingers are really fat!) I do have a few pictures from our vacation that I hope to post tomorrow (or maybe Wednesday)….today, just a few things I learned from the beach:
1 – At home, here, we have something I’ve always called “Indian Summer” – after a stretch of cool (or very cool) days, there is a surprise, sudden revival of summer with really warm temperatures that is so fun and enjoyable. It is a phenomenon that I have loved ever since I was a kid. Okay – I don’t know what they call it at the beach but “Indian Summer” at Hilton Head is HOT!! The first few days we were there, it was 90 degrees with total humidity….and, no, I did not pack for that. I even did some sweating (and I DON’T sweat!)
2 – A drenching hot day in Hilton Head is still bliss!!
3 – Maybe its age…maybe its “size” or maybe its both!…..but there comes a point when you really should no longer perch (or wedge) your backside atop a skinny bicycle seat. Just not pretty!
4 – Going with the logic of “I don’t know any of these people” (ha), I did it anyways. We rented bikes and rode the beach. Did you know they actually have extra wide seats?!? I don’t know what I looked like….but we sure had fun! Note to self: be sure to ride against the wind on the way out! Whew.
5 – Activities that could be considered exercise are actually fun at the beach – that is so unfair. We took alot of walks on the beach – some for just walking and others for working out – and I just love walking along the water’s edge.
6 – I actually told my hubbie (TWICE), “I really don’t feel like shopping anymore!” What happens to a person at the beach!?!?
7 – The dogs playing at the beach are absolutely adorable. And as cute as my pup may (or may not) be, I don’t picture him romping the waves and chasing balls on the beach. He is not welcome at the condo complex we stay at – imagine that!! – so he stays home; although I don’t think he misses us nearly as much as we might miss him. He was spoiled!!
8 – Coming home from the beach and getting sick is extra miserable…two cases of “its not fair” makes the pity party even worse. Okay, so I’m not that sad yet but I have been really pretty lousy ever since we got home and now I have shared it with my hubbie. Goodness. Hopefully, this will be a healthier week for us.
Pictures to post soon. 🙂