On the 8th day of the road trip my true love gave to me…

Wait.

That’s not how the song goes!

We got to stay with my Gramma (yes, I spell grandma, GRAMMA. It’s the new black… Aaaaanywho….) for a few days. On our last day of eating her out of house and home we took it easy.

She lives in a retirement community. WITH A POOL… AND KID HOURS.

That meant my kids were pretty-much out of their minds waiting to take advantage of the aforementioned pool hours.

And I kept singing Sunshine on My Shoulders in my head all afternoon… (GO JOHN DENVER!)

Woohoo POOL time!!!

I know kids love to swim.

And I don’t mean to imply my kids love the pool more than any other kid(s)…

BUT MY KIDS LOVE THE POOL MORE THAN ANYONE ELSE EVER ON THE PLANET.

EVER.

Except for me when I was a kid.

However, my childhood passion has reached an ebb.

I am now more of a “Put an umbrella in my fruity adult beverage AND DON”T SPLASH ME OR DIE” kind-of pool lover.

So.

Now I just need a pool.

And a blanket made out of raincoat material.

What do you prefer… IN pool or pool SIDE?

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4 Responses to “On the 8th day of the road trip my true love gave to me…”

  1. Kristin says:

    I will happily enjoy a pool from any angle. As long as there aren’t fish bigger than me I will enjoy any body of water.

  2. Jo says:

    LOL…I enjoy swimming in pools, I have never been in the ocean….I do not enjoy ponds and/or lakes because of ‘le muck’ and I do not enjoy being splashed unless I am engaged in the activity myself…as in if I am sitting poolside and get wet,not of my own doing, someone is going to get HURT!! ;)

  3. Emily G says:

    Ah! I spell Grandma as Gramma too! Honestly, I’ve always been a bit of a spelling freak (and a vocab nerd), so I spelled it the “right” way, but my GRAMMA always signed her cards to us that way, so I embraced it. I love my Gramma!

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