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  • today i went to south padre island.

    no it is not spring break,
    no i did not get drunk, or high, or wasted.

    yes i went with friends
    yes we are young
    yes we had a great time.

    today i went to the island with a very special group of people
    my wife, my four-month old son, and many friends.

    our group had married people as well as singles, an infant, some kids, and the majority of us ranged in age from early 20s to mid 30s.

    this is a very special group of people,
    these are my friends.
    people i trust, people i can be myself around, people who do not judge me, people that laugh and cry with me. we had a good time,
    we swam, surfed, ran and played. we laughed. we enjoyed life. we lived.
    there was no alcohol, no drugs, no hangovers, no regrets,
    just life, and lots of it,
    just a good time with friends and family.
    an opportunity to get physically exhausted and mentally and emotionally recharged.
    i love my life.
    i love my family.
    i love my friends.
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