February, you don’t own me! I am the master of my own destiny and you know what? I’m going to the beach! I refuse to be held a slave inside my house any longer! So take that, grey winter days and smothering cabin fever; I am taking some of life’s marrow and sucking it!

Okay, maybe that’s a little overly dramatic, but Monday I had a craving that could only be cured by cowbell or the beach and since I was all out of cowbell, the beach it was. Thank goodness it’s only a 45 minute drive. One of the benefits to homeschooling in Jersey means shore “field trips” on nice days when it’s only you and the gulls. I even took my good camera. So nice to be able to have something besides Instagram selfies to take and share.

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Don’t let his face fool you, he was loving every minute of it. I was just glad I could actually drag that adaptive stroller onto the beach, otherwise…well, I never planned that far in advance so, yay for things actually working out as anticipated!

 

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The boardwalk is ours, all ours, mwhahahahaha!
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Just perpetuating the stereotype that homeschoolers are trend setters.

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“No you may not take them all home! Here let’s make a display and I’ll take a photo. That will make everyone* happy right?”
*Everyone = only me.

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Now back to our usually scheduled dreary winter days and sibling throat tearing. But first, let’s check the weather at Like Mother, Like Daughter. Leila?
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{p,h,f,r} I’m Baaaaaaccckkk, From The Beach
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5 thoughts on “{p,h,f,r} I’m Baaaaaaccckkk, From The Beach

  • 03/01/2013 at 7:32 am
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    Thank you for the beach “fix” via pix! I so needed that! The Women’s Retreat at O.C. is only five weeks away!

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  • 03/01/2013 at 7:33 am
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    Love the pictures of the kids enjoying their field trip — I bet they needed it as much as Mom!

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  • 03/01/2013 at 9:09 am
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    Those “THAT’S IT! We’re going on a field trip before we all kill each other!” days are, perversely, my favorite thing about homeschooling. We used to have a membership to the Science Museum in Boston, and when things got REALLY bad, I’d throw all of us in the car for one of those jaunts.

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  • 03/01/2013 at 1:44 pm
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    Ahh, a real beach. We live next to the Mighty Mississippi. Not a real beach anywhere, unless you don’t mind finding tangled fishing line, empty beer bottles, broken styrofoam coolers, and dead fish. And the occasional creepy guy sitting in a nearby parking lot in his pick-up. We’ve had snow 3 days in a row and probably a foot on the ground now. No cotton pickin’ sun for days and days! My kids are outside living it up and I am dreaming of warm places. Even though your beach trip didn’t look very warm, it looked very inviting. Thanks for sharing!!

    Sharon

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  • 03/01/2013 at 7:22 pm
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    when you are ready for a real (long) roadtrip, pack up and come to Florida! We live between Dayton and Cocoa Beach — so beach days are wonderful and we love them! Plus we are close to Orlando …

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