“TUESDAY, May 17, 2022@23:38-U.S.A., FALL and WINTER…Where AM I Going to Go…Who are You Going to Call? NOT Ghost Busters, AND I am Going To Go SOUTH; from October 1998 TO December 2002, AND THEN SOME!!!” “FLORIDA…TAMPA to KEY WEST, and Florida Keys, Up To JAX-Jacksonville Beaches, To Pensacola, Florida; ALABAMA, MISSISSIPPI, LOUISIANA…GULF OF MEXICO…Coast AND Beaches, TO TEXAS….Orange, Beaumont, Port Arthur…To Corpus Christi…TO Brownsville, Texas, U.S.A., To Matamoros, MEXICO…To I-10…WEST To CALIFORNIA; AND From San Diego To San Francisco, Oakland…THEN to Portland, Oregon, U.S.A., on/in May, 1st…GREAT YEE FUCKING HAW WINTER…and SOMETIMES…after San Diego, California, BACK TO Florida, Then After 2 Months, AND/OR A COLD SPELL; Florida TO Texas, To California…AGAIN, and AGAIN!!!” “Beach Bum…WHY, WHAT THE HELL…Y’ALL LADIES…HAVE to ASK The Baby Dolls on SOUTH BEACH/Miami, Florida…SOUTH PADRE ISLAND/Texas, MALIBU BEACH/California, U.S.A., and ASK THEM SEXY DARLIN’S…if THEY SEEN SOME Canadian Golden Buns-Levi’s Cutoff’s Short’s, Around?” Later, Brian CANUCK-THE BREEZE Murza, DOWN SOUTH JUKIN’/Lynyrd Skynyrd…1998 TO 2002, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Both of us were born in the interior of countries, so we’ve longed to be close to the sea, since childhood.
One of us played in the Caspian Sea from infancy (perhaps even in-utero).
One of us didn’t see an ocean until leaving home. (A trip to the Atlantic Ocean was a high school graduation present.)
We’ve lived near the Indian Ocean; we’ve traveled for work and play at the Arctic Ocean, from Nunavut to Lapland.
We’ve been fortunate to have had vacations on beaches in the Mediterranean, Caribbean and South Pacific. (One of us is a scuba diver; one snorkels only. We live for immersion in oceans.)
This is not bragging.
This is an examination of our yearning for deep water. What is it that draws some of us…
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