The ocean… The sound of the waves applauding and hugging the shore. The internal sounds of the body out in the world’s biggest swimming pool. The echo of my sister’s laughter. The salty smell so strong that one can taste it dancing on ones taste buds.
I nearly drowned when I swam into the deep end of my friends pool , my mother had to jump in and pull me out of the water. Immediately afterwards my parents placed me in swim lessons. I struggled with swimming at first, but I persisted and became a strong swimmer. As my skills improved my parents had me join swim teams where I managed to go to the League Championship. Then I decided to apply my skills to lifeguarding.
We shopped until the sun went down and then went out for a nice family dinner. After dinner we walked along the beach, and ate ice cream. The sun was going down and the sand was cold. The waves had calmed and the wind was still. The sun slowly set as we watched on the beach.
The morning of March 24th, I left for Florida. The 17 long hours in a car consisted of me listening to music, watching the rain, and trying to enjoy the ride. When we finally arrived at the hotel, the only thing I wanted to do was get out of the car. We only made about 5 stops along the way, most of which were during the earlier hours of the car ride. I wanted to get up, I wanted to look around, I wanted to finally see everything I’d be waiting to see.
Sedaris gets the reader to picture what he’s telling in the story by using a lot of descriptions. The first description he uses in the story is on the pool he and his family swimmed in at the country club. Sedaris describes the pool in a perfect way where the reader can imagine and even remember in their
Soon, mean June starts to pick on nice June. Mean June pinches her, ties her braids together, steps on her feet, hides her clothes and calls her names. In the end, nice June and her mom move to a different house. Nice June thought she got rid of mean June until she saw her standing in a house on the way to her new house. Nice June slouched down in her seat, hoping mean June wouldn’t see her
Brantley vainly tries to get his trunks back, as Vera mischievously teases him and starts to remove her bikini top. The water sprays and splashes as they vigorously tumble around. In the music a dramatic crescendo culminates with a low note ‘stinger’, synchronized with a shot of the wet bikini hanging from a small cherub statue by the pool. The music in this scene is virtually the same as the music in the Jaws’ scene described before, but its meaning is totally different.
We went over to a little photobooth, and we got a map to see all of the different rides and stuff that we would do. My eyes looked straight at the pool. I couldn’t wait for that time to go to the pool, even though I wasn’t sure that we were going to go to the pool. “Mel, just to tell you, we are going to go to the pool.” Antonella said.
One summer Aimee and her family vacationed in Jersey Shore. She was swimming when she suddenly got caught in a rip current. She had to do some quick thinking “ And all I could think to do was pop off these legs and put one under each armpit, with the peach feet sticking up and just bob thinking, Someone’s gotta find me.” “And a lifeguard did.”
I turn my head up and take a breath.” That is how Jenna Ward (November 8, 2016) described the feeling of swimming. Everyone should be able to feel the thrill of accomplishing something so important as swimming. Swimming is a life saving skill all people should learn to do. I have a personal experience with the need to know how to swim.
My First Time Tubing Behind A Speedboat The fear of falling was overpowering, it made me feel weak and scared. One Saturday my father, stepmother, little sister and I were headed out to our family's Cabin to go tubing behind Russ` speedboat on Lake May. The ride there was pretty long, but it was fine, we were talking about being behind a speedboat I was honestly very scared about it.