This beach was dirty. There was debris in the water and on the shore. It was packed with people. There were a lot of CRAZY people. We brought a picnic lunch and an older man in a Speedo tried over and over to get our attention by slamming multiple Frisbees into the garbage can next to us (Mumbling under his breath the whole time). There is not a lot of natural shade. Instead, they have erected these ugly concrete gazebos. There was a man playing jamming on his guitar under one. He played for a few minutes before an intoxicated woman came over and harassed him. She kept saying “Come play closer to us!!!” grabbing at him. The seagulls at this beach were even aggressive. A bunch of them flocked my sister and stole half of her sandwich right out her hand. As we biked away, I couldn’t get that Jimmy Buffett song out of my head about Crazy Desdemona. Smathers Beach may have inspired it.
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