I grew up just a few minutes from the number 1 rated beach in the USA. That list includes Hawaii by the way. I have missed that beach a lot. Even when I lived there I didn’t go to the beach nearly enough. They say you never know what you got till it’s gone. Isn’t that the truth. Well I got to go back to it a few weeks ago with my comrade Justin and while the water was still a bit cold it was quite enjoyable as it was a beautiful sunny Florida day, with just enough cloud cover that we didn’t get completely fried. We tried our hand at skimboarding with a board I found collecting dust in the garage at my house in Palm Harbor… neither one of us knew how to skimboard and their are virtually no waves on Caladesi, so while I was waiting for a wave Justin snapped this nearly perfect pic: