Stepping into reality

Trip Start Feb 28, 2011
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Trip End Sep 02, 2011


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Flag of France  , Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,
Monday, April 18, 2011

A few years ago I was out on a boat with a couple girl friends on Lake Grapevine. I won't name names, but you know who you are. There is nothing I enjoy more than having a couple drinks with friends while on a boat. A jet ski is an added bonus. Any activity can then go up a notch when you through in an element of "pretend". On this particular Saturday..."let's pretend that instead of Lake Grapevine, we are in St. Tropez." Why? No reason, just because. I had to smile thinking back to this yesterday as I was actually in St. Tropez.
 
St. Tropez is very nice. Beautiful town, beautiful people, beautiful boats. It was fun to see. However, if you aren't on a yacht there isn't too much to do. I was under the impression that everyone's full time job was congratulating each other on how much money they had. And you could easily play a drinking game with the rule "take a drink every time you see a man wearing a sweater tied around his neck."

The afternoon made me grateful of my own reality with more substance and a "richer" circle of friends.....all while drinking Miller Lite out of a can on the back of a speed boat across Lake Grapevine.
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Cenia on

Although I was not the friend on Lake Grapevine with you, I know I love playing pretend. Oh the places we've "been" while playing pretend. I agree about the tight knit, non-sweater wearing groups - they are better. I miss you ! Live it up!

Terri on

First, didn't you also rename yourself Jennifer? Or Barbie? Or some equivalent?

Second, you have been resaved in my contacts as "Techno" instead of "Tasty". Because I still don't understand where "Tasty" came from and "Techno" is so much classier.

denise21
denise21 on

Cen - why oh why did we not do a blog of our "pretend" travels?

Terri - yes you are correct, there were aspects of our day that I intentionally did not include. And just to clarify, "Barbie" was not involved. You may have had one too many.

denise21
denise21 on

And I didn't know I was saved as "tasty" -- news to me.

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