Friday, June 18, 2010

Stupid island

You know what really bugs me about Waikiki? This:

and this:

For crying out loud, I'm trying to finish my dissertation and start making my defense presentation. I just got a room and time reserved so I can't back out now. But how am I supposed to concentrate when the sun is rising over the palm trees and the water at the shore is warmer and clearer than an indoor pool? Here's one of the irritatingly gratuitous views I had to deal with:

Apparently, they "flatten" the beach every night. I don't know why I find this so amusing. Shows what a newb I am to beaches and islands.

Someone's been busy digging a hole to lay in... oh, that would be me. My fellow defenders have also made their own holes.

1 comment:

SuZiMei said...

Ha! I'm just now reading this. Stupid island, indeed. If only it had been two weeks AFTER your dissertation... then you'd never have come back.