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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... while Mark navigated. It was raining, but traffic not as heavy as anticipated. Down interstate 287 then south on the NJ Garden Route, before turning east along the shore to Highlands and a bridge over to the Sandy Hook peninsula. Mark had a drive north along the sand spit, into a disused military town at Fort Hancock.
We had a wander around in light drizzle, exploring a mortar battery, ...
... and tented camp that’s still used each summer. According to my father the religious geography back in the 1930s was that Ocean Grove was the Protestant beach town, while Asbury Park to the north was the Catholic one, and Bradley Beach to the south was the Jewish one. Since we were Protestant (although not Methodist) he insisted on going to Ocean Grove for our day trips to the beach. There may still be something to that geography – until recently
Ocean Grove ...
... standing was another beach, Bradley Beach, which was open for atheists and other beachgoers who would attend their services at a different point in the week!
We were all feeling pretty hot so we headed for the water as soon as we could get set up. The water was nice and cold but the undertow was super strong! The land drops off pretty quickly there, and I was told that contributed to ...
... SO smooth. And I rode it at night. It was like plunging into deep, dark oblivion. I think by that point my adrenalin was all run out because I'd float around these rides with my arms out, thinking, "This might kill me... But that's OK, I'm having fun."
Now I am back in my motel room wishing my physical fatigue was matched by the desire and ability to fall asleep. Might be roofie time. I have an even bigger drive ahead of me tomorrow.
Today was anything but ordinary. We began with the smallest venue yet, meaning it had the smallest dock as well. It only allowed for one truck to unload at a time, and that one had to be unloaded by forklift because there was no trailer unloading depression. We didn't start the LED wall until after 1pm and I didn't get to my DL side screens until around 3pm.
Once we were loaded in, we did our typical sound checks and everything ...