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“Vacation” defined.

In travel on June 15, 2007 at 9:45 am


In the last two weeks, I’ve had sex more times than I’ve worn socks.


Overdose on pleasure: Day 1.

In travel on June 3, 2007 at 2:58 pm


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.

Beachy beach and the beachy bunch.

In travel on June 1, 2007 at 11:58 am



For the next two weeks, the Footprints will not be on the ceiling, but will be on Marine Street Beach in La Jolla, California.  Yes, The Mixmaster, G-Man, Mrs. C and myself are taking a little vacation.  It’s about freaking time, too!  Anyway, look for some more relaxed blog posts coming soon.  I may even stick a frilly umbrella in my posts from here on out.  Yeah, that’s it.