A Beach Trip To Remember
For our sixteenth birthday, my mom took my twin sister Candace and me to the beach. Chris and Ryan our boyfriends, went with us. My eighteen year old brother Mark also tagged along. We stayed at a friend’s house in Myrtle Beach. My birthday trip to the beach was exciting and eventful.
On the first night we were at the beach, my mom dropped us off at the strip and told us to call when we were ready to come home. We walked up and down the strip looking at all the stores. Then we took a breath taking a ride on the roller coaster. After Chris and Ryan won my sister and me stuffed animals playing skeeball, we walked on the moonlit beach. When it was time to go home, Mark called mom to come and pick us up but, he had the wrong number. After several tries we decided to walk the three miles home. About the time we were ready to admit that we were lost, Candace recognized the street we were on. All five of us were relieved to finally make it to the house, even though we all had sore feet the next day.
After we woke up the next morning, mom packed a picnic lunch and took us to the state park for a day on the beach. We all rode the waves and played in the sand until lunch time. As we were getting back into the water, the life guard blew his whistle and yelled loudly, “there are sharks in the water!” we could not see the sharks from the beach, so we decided to walk up on the pier to see if we could see them from there. When we got to the end of the pier it scared all of us to realize the sharks were swimming in the same place we had been playing. We decided it was safer to go back to the house and play games, then to play in the ocean.
Later that week as we were leaving to go home, Mark decided to stay a few more days with friends. As we got to his hotel the sky was turning dark. So we knew we would be driving home in the rain. Candace, Chris, Ryan and I followed Mark up to his room. Imagine our shock when we looked out the window and...