Hope you get some good sleep, relaxation and family time Strider.
As an extra note to your wonderful beach story and seeing as you're going to be in holiday mode at your brother's place, which is near a lake, try this wonderful experience.
Find a quiet little timber jetty/pier that is going out over the water.
Something like this .......
Around sunset, or even dark, walk right out as far as you can (by yourself and with no other people around). Hang onto a railing if you can and stand there for a few minutes, clear your head, look around you, take in everything you see. Then clo