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Lesson Learned?

31 Jul

Look away. I’m hideous.

Yes, I’ve done it again. Went to the beach yesterday — specifically, Wingaersheek Beach in Gloucester — and used that Coppertone spray stuff (it was SPF 30 this time).

But despite the almost perfect weather (not beastly hot, not blindingly sunny), I still wound up with a bad sunburn.

And it’s a bit worse than the last time: my back is red (or at least the right side of it is), my upper lip is burnt (I actually went out and bought Blistex for it), I’ve got a red neck, and my face? Well, someone this morning asked me if I’d slept in a radiation zone last night because I’ve got that redness below my eyes again.

But since I haven’t scared any young children yet, I’m going to say he was just exaggerating. Continue reading