Monday, August 22, 2016

Insta-friend at the Beach

Labor Day is fast approaching (2 weeks) & Lina's #1 summer fun is hitting the beach.

She lucked out in finding a sweet girl (German tourist!), same age (8), to make friends with instantly and they played in the water together. The insta-friend didn't have swimming lessons yet (Lina took a few at a pool this summer and will take more lessons late spring/early summer 2017) so Lina showed her how to put her mouth in the ocean and blow bubbles. The German mom used her smartphone to help them translate words (like "sea creature" & "fairies") and the girl taught Lina some German words (like blau=blue). They gestured to one another to show each other things like favorite colors.

Watching seagulls and listening to the waves crashing onto the relaxing.