Happy Fourth of July

This weekend we visited the sandy, white beaches of Destin, Florida.

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I had never been to Destin (which means Anna had never been). I was expecting—something like the Outer Banks, I suppose? I have a lot of friends who love it, so I was picturing quiet, remote, lovely. Not–Ocean City meets Rehobeth meets Virginia Beach. Consider it checked off the bucket list.

Thankfully, my girlfriend’s house was on a more isolated part of the island. We had our own pool, beach, and water taxi.

Highlights:

Anna likes to get in and out of the pool and run. This is why mommy has stayed so thin.

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Anna cannot pronounce flag. Well, she can, it just sounds a lot like “Fu-ag” Which, sounds very close to F@$K. So, basically, my kid, probably, gets her mouth washed out with soap every day at school. Which, fun fact, her teacher told me they call her Mockingbird because she says everything they say and I have THAT kid, but at least she’s not the smelly kid?

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Anna does not like the beach. At all. After two hours, she MAYBE warmed up to the idea.

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Vacationing alone with a toddler is not easy. Vacationing with two toddlers? Aye, yai yai–maybe we will put an indefinite hold on baby number two. But she was fun. And look at that tanline!

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Happy Fourth of July Everyone!

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