Jody and I do come pretty close though, despite my chronic pain & fatigue & her pregnancy discomfort& fatigue. Being buoyed by waves while floating in the ocean is certainly the antithesis of stress. Being warmed by the sun and cooled by sea breezes while lounging in beach chairs and lazily conversing with friends is pretty restorative too.
And then there’s the added bonus of being almost constantly entertained by the hilarities that come out of 3-year-olds’ mouths. Some choice examples? Syrus’ takes (on successive days) on Jody’s pregnancy: