Speedboats

I enjoy being in water and I do not care if I can’t swim…I would waddle in water because I can. My lack of swimming abilities is a juxtaposition to my love of water. Well, it is not real love but there is something about being on a boat or yacht that gives me joy. Perhaps its the wind, the clear blue skies…the serenity. 

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Well, this post is not entirely about speedboats (hence no speedboat pictures) but the fact that I have no idea why my response to the question “what do you want in a man?” was “he needs to have a speedboat.” You see, when you are single, you get tired of answering the same question and soon ingenuity sets in. You give silly reasons for not being in a relationship and have a laugh at the expense of the enquirer. 

I don’t know if the word SINGLE was etched on my forehead yesterday but I hung out with 4 different people and they asked what I was looking for in a man (or my ideal man…to-may-to/ to-mah-to). Unfortunately, by the fourth person, I got tired of saying the same thing repeatedly and I said “well, he must be funny and have a speedboat”. The look of horror on her face was so gratifying to me and I think I am going to adopt it as my comeback. 

Being the deep thinker that I am, I got home and pondered my answer. Why speedboat Toyin? Why not a PJ (after all, I prefer flying to being on water). I reckon it is because I have made the correlation between water and peace/serenity thus it is only logical that I want someone who would keep me peaceful yea? 

In other news, it was a rainy day in my hood and a beautiful rainy day it was. I wonder why the rain is associated with gloom and doom but there is nothing as blissful as walking in the rain, having a hot shower afterwards and sitting on the floor writing this blogpost in a hurry so I can get to my Magnum ice-cream and S03E02 of Suits.

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Have a fabulous day people!

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