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Random vacation thoughts

By Phil Lawler ( bio - articles - email ) | Jul 30, 2003

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A few of the heavy questions that I pondered while sitting on the beach last week:

- Why is the sound of ocean surf so relaxing? Ordinarily you'd think that a "roar" or a "constant pounding" would be headache material. Why is it calming in this case?

- Why is it even more relaxing to float in the ocean, and be "tossed around" by the waves? That's another phrase not ordinarily associated with relaxation.

Just wondering...

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at CatholicCulture.org. See full bio.

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