We spent the weekend in Lake Tahoe, away from computer screens (‘cept for the odd Instagram here and there) and it was refreshing. After seeing all those bumper stickers, and finally seeing Lake Tahoe in person, I get it. The water is really really blue, and really really clear. Despite what everyone told us, the water didn’t seem that cold and we actually went swimming quite a few times. I think growing up in Washington, with all that glacier water really changes your perspective on cold water, cause guys, it was pretty nice and refreshing up there. Oh, and it was in the 90′s all weekend.
Intern and I did our fair share of swimming and kayaking and napping on the beach. Intern played volleyball, I ate s’mores by the fire pit every night, and we stayed up late and watched the meteor shower on the beach. We even did a little jet-skiing, which made Intern squeal for most of the ride (I was driving) and me laugh like a crazy hyena. I don’t know what it was, but my stomach hurt from laughing. To make up for all that fun, I felt guilty afterwards for participating in such a wasteful and indulgent gas-guzzling activity… even though it was really, really fun.
I think all the relaxation is just about wiped clean from my system now, since I spent the entire day yesterday from 8:30AM-8:30PM catching up on work. Holy crap, work. I only took a quick break to talk to the mailman after he “accidentally” threw our neighbor’s mail up on the roof, and talk to another neighbor who was looking for his cat… and I picked 1lb of green beans from our neglected garden. After that, it was back to work.