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Boy on boogie board in MexicoI had to try it. Daniel, the good-looking guy who runs a concession on the beach, rents boards for $5 an hour. We grabbed one and bounded into the waves.

The little cove of Playa La Madera doesn’t get huge breakers, but they were big enough for me. A wall of ocean curved toward me, I flopped onto that board and hung on and rode the top all the way to the foamy shore and fell into the sand. Wow. Not bad for a first time. One more thing I should’ve tried years ago. I had a few more great rides, and so did John, but a little boy was watching with envy, so he got the board for the rest of the hour. What can I say–we’re grandparents. But I’ll be out there again next time, riding beside the surfers.

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