After a very bumpy flight and an even bumpier landing, i eventually found my mom and the munchkins!
We headed out to Jones Beach State Park and despite the police who were carrying around firepower I’ve only ever seen in movies, we had a great time.
Things of note (mostly for me): so much squealing, red lip crew, burp jokes, selfies (OBVS), arguing over who gets to sit next to me, piggy back rides, chasing each other in the sand, picking up friends along the way to the lifeguard sand who have never heard of “Stranger Danger,” forgetting beach appropriate footwear, being the only one to say “excuse me,” and all the ridiculous laughing.
I miss these kiddos and my sister bucket loads. So glad I get to see their faces for the next five days.