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Confessions of a Former Lifeguard Part 2

Sweet 16 and a great summer job. Sun, women, and plenty of fun. My first year at Wild Waves basically consisted of waking up, getting ready for work, going to work, working, aka cracking jokes all day while trying to get a pretty girl’s phone number, hanging out in the parking lot after work while trying to decide whose parents were out-of-town so we could throw a party at, party into the dead of the night, wake-up and repeat. 352 more words


Life Saving Coprs A.R.C.

American Red Cross machine embroidered patch, circa late 1920s – early 1930s 

At the turn of the 20th century, spending time at the beach or on the ocean was becoming more popular, but many people did not know how to swim. 177 more words

Solartopia V. Keystone Pipeline Calculus  by Gerard Sarnat

Papa Sun expired — but reborn each dawn — god, who dreams this stuff up?

Have you ever watched the fireball merge then emerge from solstice clouds? 286 more words


Pool drops lessons, reduces hours

by Derek Cornet

Public access hours to the Meadow Lake Aquatic Centre have been slimmed due to staffing shortages, and local swimmers are feeling the waves. 452 more words

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2 Swimmers Rescued From Surf In Ocean City

OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — Two swimmers were rescued from the surf in Ocean City over the weekend.

The Daily Times of Salisbury reports that a 12-year-old boy and an adult male were rescued from the ocean on Saturday afternoon. 73 more words


My first birthday (true story).

This story inspired by the photo of NATALIA MAKS‘ below (used with her blessing).


I was born in Odessa, a wonderful Ukrainian city on the shore of the Black Sea. 259 more words