May 27, 2009
By Kaitlin Eschbach BRONZE, Chicago, Illinois
Kaitlin Eschbach BRONZE, Chicago, Illinois
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Relaxation is looking out on the Grand Teton Mountains
watching a setting, pink sun
from the peak of a neighboring mountain.
Relaxation is feeling the wind whip against your face
from the front of a Carnival cruise ship.
Relaxation is snorkeling amongst the coral reef
in the crystal, clear waters of St. Thomas

Relaxation is lying on a white sand beach
in Barbados
after escaping the freezing temperatures of Chicago.
Relaxation is checking into a lodge in Colorado
and watching the snowfall
from the comfort of a steaming hot tub.

Relaxation is floating down the Platte River in Northern Michigan
in an inner tube
on a warm summer day.
Relaxation is sitting on a dock
watching the boats pass by with the rolling waves in Maine.
Relaxation is escaping to the woods of Wisconsin
for a tranquil camping trip with 25 fun-loving friends

Relaxation is parasailing on the Florida coast
with the beautiful sunset as your backdrop
Relaxation is all day boating
on a deserted Kentucky Lake
in late October.
Relaxation is driving through the rolling hills of Tennessee
as Spring’s vibrant colors
are blossoming

Relaxation is sitting in a hot spring
in a tiny mining town
in Utah on a frigid night.
Relaxation is getting out of cell service
in a remote town in Mexico.
Relaxation is lounging by the pool
in an isolated gulf coast town in Alabama.

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