A Day at the Beach

There are different ways to do a day at the beach. Some people just like to bring a book and a blanket, and just chill. Me, I get too hot in the sun and too bored just sitting there. That is why our day at the beach on New Year's Day was just my style.

There was all sorts of circus practice going on, from the professional (here and here) to the less than professional (here). Some of the local kids got in on it and got a few free lesson and a free show (and who doesn't love free?). Then there was the body surfing, which was awesome. I won't go as far as to say it was gnral shralpingly good, but it was good.

The coup d' gras, however, was the sand city we built, much to the amusement of passers-by. We had some great help from some of the local kids who wanted in on the action. One of my contributions was my rendition of Chichen Itza, which quickly went to ruins because it wasn't behind the sea wall.

Yes, it was quite a way to spend a day at the beach and a wonderful way to start the new year.
Sunday January 6 2008File under: travel, Mexico

Toggle Comments (4)comment?
on Sun 06th Jan, 2008 04:54 pm PST Sweet Julie said:
Wow! What fun! And what an amazingly beautiful bunch of people you are working with! :)
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on Sun 06th Jan, 2008 06:51 pm PST diane, judith and brad said:
Great to see you having a wonderful time!! It feels good to know that you ALL are taking in the sun for us Washatonians here in the rain.
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on Sun 06th Jan, 2008 10:01 pm PST Mom said:
Aarrg, Matey, Be them sabers you be juggling? Hard on the wee toes when they drop, eh?
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on Mon 07th Jan, 2008 04:26 pm PST dave said:
i really dig the first picture, but my favorite part is the fat white dude walking by in the second.
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