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wishful thinking.

January 12, 2011
last night at 10:45 p.m., my friend t. and i bundled up (well, bundled up by florida standards) and drove to siesta key beach, where we scattered our wishes for 2011 into the gulf of mexico at exactly 11:11 p.m. we’d written the wishes on strips of paper, and watching them flutter into the ocean was like watching little butterflies take flight — i felt almost proud. 
there’s something magical about the beach at night, and that magic — coupled with the fact that yesterday felt like a lucky day — made sending off those wishes all the more fun and crazy and auspicious. it was a great, unexpected thing to do, and i came home feeling giggly and happy and full of possibility.
how were your tuesdays? how are your wednesdays? xoxo

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    Mo Pie, Please
    January 12, 2011 at 5:38 pm

    Sounds like a lot of fun! I didn’t even realize it was 11:11 either time yesterday, doh!

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    January 12, 2011 at 6:35 pm

    What an incredible idea–and how nice is it that you’re so close to the beach! You should be proud 🙂 The beach definitely is magical at night…sounds like a perfect Tuesday nightcap to me! So happy to have found your blog! xoxo {av}

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    January 12, 2011 at 7:50 pm

    I really wish I lived that close to the beach. What fun!

    The day got off to a rocky start, but I’m feeling better now. I’ll be happy when I am at home this evening. xo.

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    January 12, 2011 at 8:23 pm

    Oh my. I love this. I wish I had a friend to bundle me into a car and take me to the beach to make wishes.
    it sounds perfect. x

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