Life isn't about how to survive the storm, but how to dance in the rain!

Sunday, August 03, 2008

Backkkkkkkkkkkk.


Actually I didn't go fishing.......but I did go.   Not to Tahiti :-( .  Just to the shore.  Hung out near the ocean and the sand with my umbrella and baseball cap in tow.   I love being around water.  I also love swimming in the ocean.  I've done that all my life.   But this week the undertow was so rough, I wouldn't even venture in.   Five people in the area drowned last weekend because of it.  I just took my lil beach chair to the edge of the water and let the water wash up on my feet.  Read my book, took deep breaths, all is well with world.  Almost.   I got body slammed onto the sand! Not once, twice!  I was just sitting there minding my own business positioning my beach chair in the sand with my butt...ya know wiggling down and anchoring it.....when I leaned back and the chair went too....with me in it!!!  Bam.  I've fallen and I can't get up!  Everyone I was with thought this was pretty amusing and they were laughing so hard no one came to give me a hand........was pretty funny.  I felt like an ass but hey, I'm happy to provide the entertainment.  Fast forward to after lunch.  We went and got a bar pie......came back and I sat down in the my chair and proceeded to put the umbrella back up. Lo and behold, a wind comes out of nowhere, swoops the umbrella and spins me around and plop, there I go again, over in my chair.......One of my friends yelled to her daughter to get the video going..........OMG if they ever got that on film I would have won America's Funniest Video!

Well, it looks like I've got a lot of catching up to do.  I see some memes to be done and awards to be posted and passed on........Hope your weekend is going great!
Peace

26 comments:

Loving Annie said...

Welcome back home, Odat ! Oh my, body slammed twice, urk !!! Glad you gopt a chance to relax and enjoy sitting by the ocean for the rest of the time though :)

Lois Grebowski said...

Glad you're back. there's soemthing renewing about the ocean...hope you're feeling refreshed.

buffalodickdy said...

Sounded pretty funny! You ever notice you always look around to see who saw you flip or fall?

Empress Bee (of the High Sea) said...

welcome back odat!!!

smiles, bee
xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo

Dragonfly Dreaming said...

Welcome back sweetie! I too hung out by the water this weekend and feel rejuvenated!!!

Patti said...

Welcome back! Glad you made it in once piece. :-)

Have a relaxing Sunday.

Patti said...

that would be ONE piece.

Akelamalu said...

Oh embarrasing, but it's good you could laugh at yourself.

So glad you enjoyed your time by the ocean. We have just returned from two weeks in Greece so I have a lot of catching up to do too. :)

Sarge Charlie said...

We been missing you, I hope you found some serenity.

Lone Grey Squirrel said...

Sounds like a very "athletic" holiday. welcome back.

Girl on the Run... said...

Glad you back safe and sound...

Love the water myself.. if only i could bottle up the smells of the ocean and the air and the water and take it with me where ever i go...

Heaven!

M

Ralph said...

Glad you're back! I don't do the sore much, but vacationing in Brigantine when a kid does bring back great beach memories.

Gravity can be your friend. Sometimes, but not for you. But your chair mishap is but two minor oddities in a great beach week.

heartinsanfrancisco said...

So glad you're back and that you visited the ocean, which I love so much, too.

What's a bar pie?

Dianne said...

Are you sure you weren't drinking?

and yes, what is a bar pie?

Sandee (Comedy +) said...

It sounds like you had a great time and that's what it's all about. Glad you are home safe. Have a great rest of the weekend. :)

Black Cat said...

Great post, glad you could laugh about the chair incidents! Hope your bar pie (whatever that may be) didn't get sand in it!

the walking man said...

From the account I would say that you had a "sand bar" pie.

Odat said...

Thanks for the welcome back...and a "bar pie" is just a pizza, usually thin crusted and served at the bar.
Peace

WillThink4Wine said...

Welcome back to the blogosphere, Odat! I sure hope your body slams didn't leave a mark! hahaha! ♥

Matt-Man said...

Great to see you back, Odat. I hope you feel tan, rested, and ready. Cheers!!

M@ said...

My mom grew up in New York and always warned us about riptides, even at the lake. I think it left a mark on her....

citizen of the world said...

That would have been a great video. But other than that little mishap, sounds like a lovely little break.

Real Live Lesbian said...

I'd have love to have seen the video! Laughing *with* you of course! Sounds like a lovely time!

Christy said...

We had a similar rough tide experience. Poor Brae couldn't get in the ocean at all during our trip to the Fenwick beach. =o/

I do hope you had a joyous and relaxing time. =o)

Claudia said...

Forget the rip current, you need to watch out for beach chairs!! LOL!!

On a limb with Claudia said...

I am delighted when you take special care of yourself. I hope that continues on your journey.