The Atlantic Ocean, some teenage shenanigans and a much needed trip.

26 Aug

In May I saw the Pacific Ocean. I haven’t seen the Atlantic Ocean, the one that’s closest to me and the one I’ve spent the most time in, since last October. I’ve been close. Less than a mile close, but there were trees in the way and things to do and a drive back home to get to and anyway, I was wearing combat boots and a uniform and couldn’t have enjoyed it had I been able to see it. I miss it. Enormously.

Tomorrow, Andrew and I, together with a group of our friends, are going to Ocean City, MD. I went, years ago, with a friend. We were in high school. We were all about the debauchery and the ridiculousness.

Stupid shit I did the last time I went to Ocean City, Maryland back when I was 15:

// Played spin the bottle with a group of college students.
// Told everyone I was 17 when I was actually 15.
// Stole beer from my friend’s mom.
// Told everyone my friend and I were sisters.
// Almost lost my bikini top to the ocean.
// Had fun. Stupid fun. Underage, teenager fun.

To say I’m looking forward to going back again is an understatement. I desperately need some ocean time. I need to get in the water, to try out playing in the waves now that I don’t have to worry about losing a contact lens. I want to come back with sand still stuck to my toes and with my hair smelling like the ocean. I want to spend some time reading a book on the beach. I want to laugh with my friends. I want to go out for drinks and celebrate life in a city that’s not my own. I want to drink white wine spritzers on the beach. I want to have fun.


4 Responses to “The Atlantic Ocean, some teenage shenanigans and a much needed trip.”

  1. ChickNamedHermia August 26, 2010 at 1:59 PM #

    I haven’t played spin the bottle in YEARS!!!

  2. Stacey Paradise August 26, 2010 at 2:22 PM #

    I never made it to the beach this summer. I don’t know how that happened. It’s like I looked up one day, and Poof! Summer was over! Boo.

  3. andrew August 26, 2010 at 7:54 PM #

    Summer just blew past and did not make time for me to enjoy it. I’m MAD!

  4. antony dan June 17, 2011 at 9:01 AM #

    i have told soeone that i’m 18 when i ‘m only 15 ..haah ..quite the sae ha 🙂

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