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october beach

I arrived at the beach a day early beneath an overcast sky; perfect for a photo essay. I wish I had felt as calm as this slideshow feels. It took me about three days to wind down, and then it was time to head home. Next time…

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beach report

Unexpected guestsI adore my girlfriends, but from now on I will always arrive at the beach a day early; that was an awesome idea. Best part of the Day Before: I went for a run to de-stress (apparently Bad Lisa did not even go to the beach), and as I was turning in off the […]

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sweet sea coming

My beach trip begins tomorrow morning, and the playlist is finished: Feels Like Home / Chantal Kreviazuk / What If It All Means Something Trying to Say / Rob Blackledge / A Song Like This Better Man / James Morrison / Undiscovered Show Me the River / Eastmountainsouth / Eastmountainsouth One More Day / The […]

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b minus twelve

b minus twelve

This week’s beach-readiness purchase: rhinestone sunglasses. Rhinestones are not required for the beach trip, but they are strongly encouraged. Another great thing about last year’s girlfriend beach trip: Toasting each other with plastic hotel cups filled with champagne on the beachfront balcony first thing in the morning. To do this year: take actual champagne glasses.

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B Minus 17

B Minus 17

Only 17 days until my girlfriend beach trip! Today I bought these sparkly silver flip flops: just substitute sand for clover and I’m almost there. I might even go all out and paint my toenails! These feet have never experienced nail polish before (it’s hard not to make “silk purse – sow’s ear” analogies) but […]

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