Friday, November 14, 2008

Day 2: Relaxing is Hard Work

Dear Journal: I woke up with a start. The Cancun sun was blaring through my window, shining full force and begging me to come out and play. I check the clock: 6:55 am.

Hell no.

But after several attempts to go back to sleep I just decided to throw on some clothes and get ready for the day.


Even though Sunday was a day of total relaxation and do-nothingness, I accomplished quite a bit. I wrote out most of this story for work (and yes, I know I shouldn’t have done any of it while on vacay, but this one is very personal so I felt it’d be a great environment to write it in – and it was. I completed the story on my last day there). I also read, napped and in the late afternoon took a bus to the downtown area. The bus is so easy to take and I really wanted to get out of the resort for a bit. After a 15 cm Subway sandwich for dinner while watching Bringing Down the House on TNT, I went out to the beach…

It’s becoming a little habit I think. I sat on the steps leading down to the shore and again I just stared at the waves. I heard them crash. I smelled the fresh air. I felt the night chill. And I just sat there. At one point I thought, “I should get going,” but where to? So I made myself stay. I looked at the stars and wanted to send a little prayer up, but I couldn’t think of anything to say. So I just put my hands together and smiled. I felt I was going to be just great. And there I sat for a half hour doing nothing but watching, listening and giggling to myself.


12 comments :

  1. i'm so jealous!!!

    thanks for stopping by!

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  2. I can't get over how BIG the sky looks there! Absolutely beautiful. Once again, I'm so inspired by you traveling alone!

    And um...whats up with the gold man and Alice? LOL

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  3. Haha I went to one their shopping plazas and there were three live statues posing at the entrance. As a NY'er I usually ignore fools like these, but over there I was all "Aaaah! Look at them! So funny!"

    It was pretty lame. But then again I had all this time on my hands, what else was I to do?

    Btw, I assumed that was some rocker from KISS, but then again what on earth do I know about that stuff?

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  4. I am really enjoying your recap.

    Keep 'em coming!

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  5. Thanks so much! Three more to go :)

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  6. Poor child. Living the rough life. How can you stand it?

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  7. I pick my chin up, dust my shoulders off and tell myself that things will get better. Someone just has to set an example for today's youth.

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  8. I think you have a few jealous readers, Dorkys.

    And yes, that is a member of KISS, not Alice Cooper.

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  9. Now Im really wanting to go!

    Nice model/statue of Paul Stanley...

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