Day in La Jolla: 1.
Runs on the beach: 1.
Sand castles built: 2.
Sand castles destroyed by waves: 2.
Walks to the tide pools: 3.
Crab sightings: 5.
Anenome sightings: 5.
Hamburgers grilled: 5.
Beers consumed: 2.
Glasses of red wine consumed: 3.
Boys outfits changed due to sand or water infiltration: 4.
Vacation quickies: 1.
Number of times I’ve thought to myself, “If you manage your investments properly you could end up living here,” and then realized I could make a very cool commercial for a mutual fund company: 1.
Number of times the lyrics to the Men at Work song “Down By The Sea” (“…down by the sea/we overdosed on pleasure…“) have run through my head: 12.
Number of times I’ve said to myself, “This is exactly what I needed:” 1,298.