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Old 06-16-2010, 04:36 AM
 
Location: Lakeland, FL
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I think I'd enjoy the beach more now than I ever did. But I do enjoy the mountains and the country.



Sarasota has beautiful beaches. I wonder if the oil has hit Florida's west coast yet.
Not yet (I'm in Pinellas County... about 5 miles from Honeymoon Island). But it could happen anytime (they've been saying that for a week.)
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Old 06-16-2010, 05:37 AM
 
Location: Bradenton, Florida
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I wouldn't say I hate the beach, but I never go. I don't even go swimming--the closest I come is a nice long soak in the tub, but the water is usually warmer than what it is in a pool.

I also don't think it'd be a very good idea to go swimming in my jeans.
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Old 06-16-2010, 06:37 AM
 
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I think I'd enjoy the beach more now than I ever did. But I do enjoy the mountains and the country.



Sarasota has beautiful beaches. I wonder if the oil has hit Florida's west coast yet.

Nope. Still pristine thank goodness! ( I have a good friend that lives there.)
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Old 06-16-2010, 06:40 AM
 
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And there's a drum circle on Siesta Key... Sundays until sundown. Bring a chair or a drum, just listen or drum and dance...

It's a great way to end a weekend.
I danced in that drum circle for an hour. Half the time my eyes were closed. It was one of the most incredibly moving things that I have ever done in my life. I don't even know how to explain it...it was just amazing.
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Old 06-16-2010, 06:42 AM
 
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I like this beach and I love the Keys. I'm just worried about the beaches there now. I'm worried we'd be smelling a different type of oil there soon.
So far, they are okay. I am still hoping to go back this summer...if there is oil, I'll spend the days helping with cleanup.
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Old 06-16-2010, 06:43 AM
 
Location: NY
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If I never see another beach in my life, that would be fine with me.
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Old 06-16-2010, 07:01 AM
 
Location: New Zealand and Australia
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Some of my best times and memories in a relationship are at the beach, whats there not to like?
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Old 06-16-2010, 07:13 AM
 
Location: somewhere south of Canada
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Yep. I love the beach...it's in my genetic makeup I think.

THIS is my perfect beach.
Siesta Key Florida Beaches | Photos and Information.
Hmm I think I know someone who was just there

I LOVE the beach. I try to go to the Caribbean every year, usually on a cruise so I can visit a different beach every day. Love snorkeling with the fishes too.
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Old 06-16-2010, 07:36 AM
 
Location: Las Flores, Orange County, CA
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I'd like the beach a lot more if there was free broadband.
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Old 06-16-2010, 01:11 PM
 
Location: Silver Springs, FL
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if there is oil, I'll spend the days helping with cleanup.
So glad to read that, I wish more folks were saying that.
Its the main topic of conversation here, as you can well imagine!
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