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Snapshots from Coronado Island

A few weekends ago I had the chance to visit Coronado Island, just across the water from San Diego, CA. While I intended to get some work done while I was there, it was practically impossible with the near perfect weather and pacific waves calling out to me: just relax…relax…seriously dude, you need to chill…

So I ended up getting about 10% of the work done that I needed to, but that’s what happens when you’re near a beach and the type of person who easily puts things off, right? Oh yeah…I have some time on Monday to finish that…I think…

I took a day-trip to Coronado a few years ago, but this was the first time I really had the opportunity to check the place out. My boyfriend’s family was in town and kind enough to invite us down, so we explored the island for a few days with them. We ate breakfast at Clayton’s Coffee Shop, a 50’s diner that genuinely feels like a 50’s diner, walked along Dog Beach, and spent plenty of time strolling around the glorious Hotel del Coronado, where Some Like it Hot was filmed.

Essentially it was one of those relaxing weekends where I really didn’t have the time to relax but forced myself to. Sometimes you just need to turn off your damn phone (I mean metaphorically speaking, because I’m not that detached yet), and stop checking your emails, Twitter, Snapchat, or whatever else you’re locked into. Just mill around, feel the air, listen to the conversations of people passing by, and chill.


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