Friday, May 27, 2011

Myrtle Beach

On Monday, a girl (well I guess she's a woman, but woman sounds so old and she is not!) I met at church a couple of weeks ago phoned me and asked me if I would be interested in going to Myrtle Beach with her and her two kids. She wanted to meet some friends down there, and her husband couldn't take time off from work. She knew that she couldn't do the trip alone, and thought I would like to come. I said "Sure! Why not?" It was only later that I realised I had spent less than 2 hours with this person, and we were about to spend 3 days together. Yikes! Thankfully we got along really well. We left at 3am; me, her, a 3 year old, a 1 year old, and a Honda Pilot packed to the brim! Eight hours later, we were at the beach! It was so much fun! We stayed in a great hotel right on the beach, and we spent as much time as we possibly could on the beach. I have the sunburn to prove it (How in the world could I forget to put sunscreen on my thighs? Seriously! I lathered up below my knees, but apparently missed the large mass above them!)

I don't have a lot of pictures because I thought my camera had broken. Every time I tried to turn it on, nothing would come up on the screen. Turns out, it wasn't broken. I had somehow turned off the screen. I'm an idiot. It took husband less than 2 minutes to figure it out once I got home! It's all good though. I told Husband that we have to go back to Myrtle Beach for a vacation! I can take more pictures then!

Oh how I have missed the beach! Living in Massachusetts, I got spoiled because I lived so close to so many beaches. This is the first beach I've been to in two years!

We went to this place Broadway at the Beach (or something like that). It has a bunch of restaurants and shops. It also has amusement park rides. This is the sun setting over the walkway.

The view from our balcony. I feel asleep to the sound of the waves. It was magical!

Oh no! Where's my bed? It's in the wall! I have always wanted to sleep on one of these beds! I think they are so cool! So, even though the couch had a pull-out bed, I chose to sleep on this. Cross that off my bucket list.


Ash Kelley said...

It looks beautiful! And I wanted to ask and see if you ever ended up going to see the bats under congress bridge?

The Samples Sampler said...

Nope, we never got to see the bats. Oh well. I have a list of things we want to do here, and I am determined to do them all! Wish me luck.

Mindy Percival said...

Oh, I miss the beach! Maybe someday I can come visit you and you can take me to the beach! :0