Our California Trip part III, or How Walt cried when he saw the Pacific Ocean

5 Jun

Funny thing about our child. Long plane ride? Fine. Staying up til all hours of the day and night? OK. Seeing a beautiful ocean? Tears of despair.

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Our hotel was right next to the Santa Monica Pier.

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Estimating whether we could make it to the beach before lunch.

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No baby, I’m not trying to torture you. Most people love the beach.

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Showing Walter what “ocean” and “horizon” and “waves” are. Before we dipped his toes in, of course.

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Meeting up with old friends.

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Mama’s happy to be near the ocean!

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No, not some peaceful, enlightening experience. True and utter horror.

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David got the flu too. The tissues made an entrance into our family photos!

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You can’t even tell that a bird just pooped on me.

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And then we helped Uncle Frank and Aunt Margaret pack for their cross country move. Residency in NJ!

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Breakfast on the Promenade before the plane ride home. Much bigger plane this time. We were so much more comfortable, and all of us took a long nap together (sweet memories). Delicious ending to a wonderful trip. When are we going back? Walt told me he’s desperate to see San Francisco and experience wine country!

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2 Responses to “Our California Trip part III, or How Walt cried when he saw the Pacific Ocean”

  1. MC June 6, 2013 at 1:28 pm #

    Hey, I nominated you for the One Lovely Blog award. You can find all the details on my blog http://pearlsdiamondsandeverythingelse.wordpress.com 🙂

    • mamajohnston June 6, 2013 at 3:28 pm #

      Thank you so much! I read your blog post about it, but do you know where the award comes from?

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