Last weekend I went on a mini vaycay-within-a-vaycay with the now small family to San Diego. Going to Cali always reminds me of how much I love my family. I love the long hilarious drives we used to have, and the long days on the beach, and the long nights of ab-killing laughter as we played games and what not.
Cute little cousins that just love to roll in the sand,(Kate Thomas,7)
Adorable dad who gets in “vacation mode” and packs a cooler, usually with Fresca, Diet Coke, (DDP of course), and a soggy box of wheat thins,
and eating at a hole-in-the-wall burrito joint that is TDF and close enough to the border to be good Mexican, and just off of the beach…
Long story short, I have been needing some good famtime and some good I-am-just-going-to-sit-on-my-A-and-do-absolutely-nothing time. I didn’t do much reading even, but I finally finished Harry Potter… SIX- so I can read SEVEN while I am not in school for 2 seconds. Between finals and rehearsals and work it has been almost impossible. I guess I was so in need of a relaxing vacation that I just basked in the not-so-perfect beach weather and loved every second of the breeze and the sound… and didn’t do much more than that!
Speakin of sound- dad’s “vacation mode” usually includes a few cycles through all of the James Taylor that we have (which I love). I did have to put some JT on my shuffle to listen to at the beach because my dad has trained me to need it– mostly at the beach and the lake and on long drives where, of course, he is present.