For those who know me well, Summer is not my season. The picture below may look serene but deep inside, I was miserable that day. I'm allergic to heat and sweat and anything that makes me dirty. Thus - summer and specifically, the beach are my worst nightmares come true. I can appreciate the beauty of the ocean and the soothing sound of the waves but I am petrified of the icky, gigantic, and monster-like creatures that reside there. Life Lesson #1 - Stay far, far away from monster-like creatures.