Sure, I’d go for a little bit, but ewww…the sand. And the saltwater made my legs itch. “No thank you” to the ocean when I could sit by the pool all day, AND not miss my favorite show. I was a bit lonely. But at least I wouldn’t miss an episode of “Days.”
…if you have this experience to draw from, it is something you know you can come back to again and again. It is our birthright, innate, and unsaid because it’s expected and obvious, just like breathing. That is the hope anyway.