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A Summer Tradition/ Tradiciones del Verano

We drove out to shore this afternoon - a real summertime, sort of thing to do. We had lots of fun...I think. I hauled two tons of stuff down to the water front, and what seemed like double that amount at the end of the day, back to the car. The baby ran away from each and every wave, and when I tried to take him into the water, he shrieked. Little Miss did the same. But she added that she didn't "care for seawater". I had to laugh. So she dug in the sand instead, making trenches and pools and burying her friend up to his neck. At the end of the day, we showered in ice cold water, only for them all to rollick in the sand again, while us moms chatted and watched the sunset over a -by-that-time- serene beach with pale sand that stretched out about a quarter mile to the what looked like a painted shoreline. But of course, that is what memories are made of.




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