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Quick Rhode Island visit

Chip and I took a long weekend to spend a little time in Rhode Island in early September. I didn’t take too many photos with my real camera, so there’s lots of cell phone photos included, and even though I got sick, the trip was a blast.

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I always need to go straight to the beach when I get home…
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You can tell how far along in the summer season you are by the height of the corn… and it’s definitely the end of the summer at this point…
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Solo beach day on Thursday…IMAG2189_edit_resized IMAG2191_edit_resized

Thursday night my parents and aunts and uncles took me out for a delicious sushi dinner, and Friday night was the beach house booze hop. I think the 8th annual? It was my first beach house booze hop, and I spent the day (with a cold) making some homemade guacamole, salsa with fire-roasted corn and peppers, and margaritas. My house was last on the list, and honestly, it probably didn’t matter what I served. After my house, we moved to the beach for a massive bonfire that eventually got shut down by the cops after the security guard failed at enforcing anything at all.

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Saturday started with an Ocean Mist breakfast, then an elementary school reunion of sorts, with Leigh, Polly, Ama and Amy.

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At the end of the beach day, my parents took Leigh, her boyfriend Alex, and me out to Spain restaurant for their friend Topper’s birthday. Seriously, the best paella and sangria – so good! Then some drinks at the Mist to complete our South County Saturday.

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And finally, Sunday we went out to breakfast at the Pub…

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and then to Clay’s to watch the Patriots game.

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And then to the beach, where I sat in the sand with Sara until the sun had set and the moon came up.

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A nice peaceful last night of the season in Rhode Island.