"Come back, come back to me, Melanie," cried Vanessa silently with each beep she heard. John grabbed Vanessa's hand, put his head down and sobbed as a nurse came in. The emptiness it brought though, well, I just don't know..... Suzette Walker (author) from Taos, NM on August 02, 2013: rdsparrowriter: Thank you so much for your thoughts and comments. The waves crashed ashore larger now and Vanessa swung Melanie in the waves. Share Your Story Here. Voted up. Are castles made of sand. Audrey: Thanks so much for stopping by to read this and I am glad you enjoyed the photos. The painters brush would not do this scene justice. John: I am so glad you enjoyed reading this. "No, No -- I must get my daughter! "Beep -- beep -- beep -- beep!" Suzette Walker (author) from Taos, NM on July 25, 2013: Lurana: Thank you for reading this story. Thank you for reading it. Thank you for sharing. Most appreciated. The tide and the waves and the beeps held her back. The Best TV Shows About Being in Your 30s, Daughter of Cafe Proprietress and Vanessa held Melanie close as she ran back to the blanket, towels, and umbrella on the beach. This is so creative. Comedy, Certificate: M/PG A Day at the Beach Story By: Have Fun Teaching It was early summer, and the weather was really hot. Most appreciated. (Voted Up) -Rose. Soon Vanessa and John were deep in conversation, flirting, laughing and so caught up in the moment that they barely heard the cries and screams as several people ran to the water and also ran to Vanessa's blanket kicking up sand which got Vanessa's and John's attention. (27 minutes) This week, stories from the surf and sand. They get to see the ocean. Melanie had wandered into the water and gotten caught up in the awful current. Chana Joffe-Walt tells the story of a teenager named Michael. Why did I say it was okay for him to join me? In this comedy, set during the Nazi occupation of France, Peter Sellers plays most major male parts, so he stars in nearly every scene, always bumbling in inspector Clouseau-style. The lead character is a pathetic drunk who takes his daughter for a day out. Vanessa shook his hand, "I'm Vanessa. I think I like creating a time, place and a happening in a short time, hence a short story. "Mommy, will you swing me again in the waves after lunch? Why wasn't I aware and watching her. Looking for something to watch? Vanessa was smiling and laughing aloud as she swung Melanie through wave after wave and Melanie was giggling as each wave tickled her body. I have been around when similar events have happened and it truly is sad as you say. How could she have been so distracted? I spent a day at Marina Beach in Chennai when I went there with my family on vacations. Their lives had settled into a lovely routine and they loved the busy life of the sea and beach. Her sunny personality and engaging mind kept Vanessa entertained for hours. This could be the last time -- she looked out to the sea as John pulled her to her feet. "My God -- it's Melanie," Vanessa screamed. Vanessa continued watching Melanie play in the sand as she settled back into her colorful beach chair not even noticing the handsome man sitting down close by on the the sand. Rebecca Shepherd Thomas from Powell Ohio on July 21, 2013: Thanks so much for your comments and for reading this story. Scattered on the beach But really they are searching When Shane’s neck stiffens up on him, he finds himself looking for an unlikely chiropractor, in the middle of nowhere. A day at the beach is not complete Audrey Hunt from Idyllwild Ca. Please just get my daughter!" As Will Smith joins the cast of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" for a reunion on HBO Max, we take a look at his rise to fame. He explains how it provides him everything he needs to survive. This is a story of my observations and my own experience of spending a day at the beach. thought Vanessa. The atmosphere is relentlessly bleak, dark, ominous, and finally it rains. In a nano-second the child or person is gone. David Sedaris comes from a big family, who for many years growing up, took annual vacations to the same beach house. Roy J. Lester at the Sun and Surf Beach Club in Atlantic Beach on Long Island. She needed to concentrate. We head to some of the happiest places on earth: amusement parks! Why can't I just mind my own business? Thank you Eddy. I left my watch at home," said a handsome, dark-haired man standing over Vanessa. A Day at the Beach is a British 1970 film based on the 1962 book Een dagje naar het strand by Dutch author Heere Heeresma.The screenplay was written by Roman Polanski, who was originally intended to be the director, although most of the direction was finally done by first-timer Simon Hesera.. Over the course of the day, they encounter various people whom Bernie alternately berates and scams for alcohol, while Winnie is often left alone to fend for herself. Suzette Walker (author) from Taos, NM on January 30, 2015: rebecca: Thank you so much for stopping by to read my story. I packed my day bag with my togs, towel and sunscreen I also packed my kite. She was unable to find or contact her ex-husband and Melanie's father. The U.S. government spent two years on a sting operation trapping an Indian man suspected of being an illegal arms dealer. Higher and higher, larger and larger the waves hit the shore. That's how it had happened. "Mummy," Peter shouted, rubbing his eyes. . A Day At The Beach Jayden Te Whatu, Grade 3, Mt Gravatt East State School Short Story 2015 My Family and I had decided to go to the beach for the day , it was a … Mad! Concentrate on the sea.