In Florida, particularly during the summer months, swimming pools are a big deal. If you’re going to be outdoors during summer, about the only way it’s bearable is to soak in a pool. And if you’re lucky, you’ll have a good-looking guy or two to share the pool with. 😉
I was up at 5:30 this morning, I’m not sure why. But it was too early to do anything, so I stayed in bed and read for 90 minutes until the sun came up. Then I put on my swimsuit and headed for the beach. I walked three miles along the shore and it was nice down there. Very few people were around but there were plenty of seabirds.
I took a nice swim in the Gulf after my walk and the water was a little cooler than usual for July because of all the rain we had yesterday. I returned home feeling refreshed, and after an outdoor shower I fixed breakfast. Then I got busy on my novel-in-progress, which is now approaching 28,000 words.
Since today is Monday, right after lunch I’ll d rive my Element into the city to visit the YMCA for a workout and a lap-swimming session. I always enjoy my visits there because, after spending all morning by myself it’s good to talk with some of the regulars I know there.
I don’t really have any plans for my evening. Maybe I’ll share a bottle of red wine with my friend and neighbor, if he’s up to it. And I’ll work on editing the fresh material I wrote this morning. Have a great Monday, everyone. Keep smiling. 🙂