Our staycation ended today. We drove out east to the beach. Lovely house with pool and most all of the amenities.
Not our style, but POB (partner of blogger) pronounced the kitchen “remarkably ungross” and the bathrooms “spotless”. For those of my college friends reading this, POB said even a certain person who lives in Newburyport (NFOB) would cook in this kitchen without blow-torching it first. Some of you may feel the need to come out and see the vacation house that even NFOB would like. We will take pictures of the sinks, oven, refrigerator and toilets so you can wait until the reunion photo collage.
SOS (source of sanity) could barely hold back from jumping into the pool. The delay of unpacking his bathing suit was almost more than he could bear. “Can’t I skinny dip?” (What is with boys and swimming in the nude?) Pressing back against the tide of the generation of instant gratification, we made sure that he took the time to find his bathing suit. Parenting is in the details. Ok, parenting is in the nagging about the details.
The pool has a slide which SOS pronounced “awesome”. Hours of enjoyment ensued. (Tomorrow, his cousin and some other of his friends in the area are coming over to play and have dinner.)
Later, we took a walk along the beach. Just beautiful.
Now, I am pretending to know how to grill. Take-out anyone?