But I did grow up hearing my mom tell people that I was only 3 weeks old when I took my first trip to the beach. Living close to the sunny Southern California coast, it’s where I spent most of my childhood—at the beach.
And, if you didn’t already know this, beaches and bikinis . . . well, they just kind of go together.
Like mint-chip and ice-cream.
Or something like that.
My point is that I didn’t exactly grow up in an Amish community and modesty wasn’t the hot topic for those of us immersed in the beach culture.(more…)