Sand stuck to my feet as I made my way around the beach in San Francisco. The moist air by the sea had the perfect blend of water and seafood, raising my spirits.
Laughter was heard all around me as I sat down on my beach towel, letting the warm breeze tussle my hair around a bit before laying down for some relaxation.
I closed my eyes, leaving me in darkness, and opened my senses around me. Kids were playing in the sand with their parents, waves gently crashed into the beach, a soft melody played in the background. It was truly paradise, I wanted to lie there forever.
I was quickly removed from my relaxing world to meet my girlfriends ecstatic gaze. I took off my earbuds, rubbed my eyes a bit, and asked,
“What is it?”
“Come on! We’ve landed already! Our group is starting to leave the plane!” Was all my girlfriend, Jenny, said. Then she h