Now Listening : The Hot Toddies, "Smell The Mitten"
'Specially : Track 11, 'Ocean'
When I think 'ocean', I don't at all think beach. When I think of 'beach', my first thoughts are of sun and sand and parasols, and none of those are things I associate with the ocean. If I have 'ocean' in my head to begin with, and then think 'beach', then my thoughts are rocks and mist and spray and walking.
School begins next week in earnest; the importance of this, right now, pales in comparison to the connotational possibilities of 'ocean'.