Monday, April 27, 2009

details from my perfect vacation

This morning I got back from a 5 day trip to Southern California. And I feel like now is an appropriate a time as any to say that I haven't been that shamelessly, deliriously happy in a long time. Lessons learned:
  • Go on more vacations.
  • Put Southern California on the list of places to live. How the freak was it not on there before?
  • Always eat well. (Javier's, BJ's, and Beachcombers = all places you can do this)
  • Who you travel with is just as important as where you go.
  • See more, quality, live theater. Like this.
  • When the beach is "closed," that means they will ticket your car, and a man in a truck may ask you to leave your bonfire.
  • Sometimes it's okay to let your phone be dead for three days.
  • Make time to do nothing. For example, sleep in, go to the beach at night and just sit, read Carl Sandburg at a duck pond, and play four hours of "would you rather."

6 comments:

  1. oh southern california, so wonderful. and bj's ... delish.
    glad you're "shamelessly, deliriously happy".
    loves.

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  2. When you get back to Provo we can start working on seeing more live theatre and taking more vacations

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  3. oh i love you. i'm so glad you had so much fun! miss you.

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  4. Hooray!!
    Moral: Virginia vacation next fall?

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  5. I'm so glad you had a lovely time! California = my heart's home! Can't wait to play with you ALL summer (I'll be unemployed in about a month so I'll be hurting for things to keep me occumpied)!

    P.S. Thank you for commenting on my blog... I appreciate it!

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  6. You just made me even MORE excited for my trip to Daytona Beach!! YIPPEE!! I love your lessons learned. I shall learn from them.

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