A sun drenched beach or a snow topped log cabin?

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  1. Anna Haven profile image81
    Anna Havenposted 7 years ago

    A sun drenched beach or a snow topped log cabin?

    What appeals to you the most a beautiful sandy beach with palm trees and a cocktail bar or a snow covered landscape with a log cabin, roaring fire and hot chocolate with marshmallows? What do you think your choice says about you as a person?

  2. TCaro profile image83
    TCaroposted 7 years ago

    It says how much leisure time I have. If I have a lot of work to do, being locked in that cabin can help me catch up on things. If I am on the beach, I have some free time on my schedule!

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thankyou for answering TCaro. Here's hoping that you get plenty  of beach days in your future schedule smile

  3. Simba73 profile image69
    Simba73posted 7 years ago

    I love the beach choice !!
    I think it says I enjoy not having to worry about warth and the trails and labour of the great outdoors whilst still cherishing being in nature, forget the cocktail bars etc but empty warm beaches and seas does it for me everytime, I would not say no to a log cabin trip aslo !!! lol
    But I would sooner be in a log cabin with people I loved than be in paridise island alone !!
    Simba

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Nice answer smile I would like the log cabin as it would give me and mine the chance to be  outdoors and then in our cosy cabin altogether. It would be so good to escape work, school, etc.... and just all have quality time together smile

  4. Lorie Hill profile image60
    Lorie Hillposted 7 years ago

    I would have to say sun drenched beach although I do like both.  I am a warm weather person typically but I doenjoy a good cold day as well

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thankyou for answering Lorie Hill smile

  5. Cristale profile image84
    Cristaleposted 7 years ago

    Great question. I like both actually and my choice says that I am an indecisive person.

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      But with good taste! Thankyou Cristale for answering.

  6. Cyndi10 profile image86
    Cyndi10posted 7 years ago

    Both conjure up really nice images, with the snow sparkling and brilliant white and the ocean waves creeping in with tide. But when it comes to reality, give me the beach. I don't like bundling up and I don't like being cold, as I am right now. And that fire is a lot of work.
    So get me to the beach where the ocean and gulls lull me and I'm squinting because  the sun is reflecting off water, not snow. I do realize one of them says I would more likely be madly writing and working just to stay warm. The other says I would prefer to be busy reading and I don't mean research material. Ultimately, wherever I end up, the writing has to get done.

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thankyou for answering Cyndi10, you answer is so descriptive I could  picture the beach smile

  7. SidKemp profile image93
    SidKempposted 7 years ago

    Boy, it's a hard choice. I experienced both beaches and mountain cabins in childhood, and deep snow later. Now, I live less than 2 miles from the beach, and I love it. But I miss mountains!

    I think it says more about me as an animal, than as a person. I love the feeling of swimming in the ocean. I love being part of the vastness. And I love feeling the solidity of deep rock beneath my feet, and the total presence of being in a body that faces the chill and stays strong.

    I think that we are all very connected to life, and are living animals in this planet. And I think if we got outside and faced it more, we would be a lot healthier and much more connected to nature. We would need less heating, cooling, and stuff for distraction. And, loving the natural world, we'd take care of it. (See my hubs on Go Green for more about the mind connecting to nature and our care for our planet, if you like.)

    Thanks for asking - great question - and a reminder to spend even more time outdoors!

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thankyou for the insightful answer SidKemp, There is a lot of truth in your words.

    2. SidKemp profile image93
      SidKempposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      The log cabin needs a hot tub!

    3. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      smile

  8. Jlbowden profile image86
    Jlbowdenposted 7 years ago

    Right now I'd have to choose that sun drenched sandy beach, with a Martini - shaken, not stirred!  Why?  Because where I am right now, I've frankly had enough snow up to my ying yangs and am beginning to get cabin fever.  So in other words...I deserve a real break today!

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thankyou for reading and answering. I hope your weather improves soon! I love snow but it is rain we get a lot here.

  9. Silverspeeder profile image60
    Silverspeederposted 7 years ago

    I live in England

    Damp for 12 months of the year

    Give me the beach any day

  10. velzipmur profile image77
    velzipmurposted 7 years ago

    Well I am not a beach person but I do prefer the sun to snow. So I would have to say I would go with the sun drenched, sandy beach. It says to me that I don't like the cold weather!!!

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Beach it is then smile Thankyou for answering velzipmur.

  11. cebutouristspot profile image67
    cebutouristspotposted 7 years ago

    depends on who I am with hahahah but if I am alone I prefer beautiful sandy beach with palm trees and a cocktail bar

  12. joanwz profile image78
    joanwzposted 7 years ago

    Living in Houston, we are so close to the Texas Gulf Coast, that we have the sun drenched beaches within reach. So I make use of that as much as I can, minus the cocktail bar. Not much of a drinker. Howeve, I have had visions of the lone log cabin in the woods with the hot chocolate and roaring fire. It sounds so-o-o appealing. It's so hot down here most of the year, it would be nice to have a cold place to go once in a while.

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thankyou for taking the time to answer my question. I am with you, the log cabin would be my choice too.

  13. profile image0
    anndangoposted 7 years ago

    A log cabin with the fire and hot chocolate, hands down! I guess it says I'm not afraid of the cold? I picture the log cabin nestled in the mountains and my cross-country skis are leaning against the outside of it, and a stack of books inside.

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I am with you on the mountains and skis. Thankyou anndango smile

  14. profile image0
    KittHillposted 7 years ago

    Beach all the way. I'll look at pictures of snow. I hate cold, that is all I think it says about me.

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Pictures it is. Thankyou for taking the time to read and answer KittHill

  15. days leaper profile image74
    days leaperposted 7 years ago

    Hmm.  Both are warm inside,  Question is does the snow have bears?  And do other foriegn tourists leave their towels out at night to claim all the seats!

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Oh day leaper, I liked this answer smile Potential pitfuls in both options then...

  16. Author Cheryl profile image85
    Author Cherylposted 7 years ago

    A sandy beach any day.  I love living in Florida and I love any tropical islands.  It's something about the sun that makes me happy.

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      It does bring a good feeling. Thankyou Author Cheryl.

  17. MKayo profile image91
    MKayoposted 7 years ago

    If the snow-topped log cabin comes with surrounding 14,000 foot peaks - then the cabin it is.

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      And why not indeed..........: ) Thankyou for answering MKayo.

  18. profile image0
    lesliebyarsposted 7 years ago

    A sun drenched beach in Florida for me. Orlando( Cocoa Beach) or Daytona for me.

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thankyou for taking the time to read and answer lesliebyars smile

  19. Lori Cotten profile image71
    Lori Cottenposted 7 years ago

    In my case, it all depends on my frame of mind. I enjoy both, and believe that there is a time and a place to experience each scenario. I live in Minnesota because I was born here. I love the woods, and the thought of a snow covered cabin with a cozy fire and hot chocolate is so inviting...BUT... it's March and the winter has worn out it's welcome... I'd do almost anything to be walking on the shores of the Atlantic with the sun on my shoulders...margarita in hand!

  20. Silver Fish profile image80
    Silver Fishposted 7 years ago

    Beach every time. I live in Scotland where summer temperatures struggle to get above 18 degrees. I have too much cold in my life and yearn warm weather.

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Silver Fish, I hail from Scotland too, so I know what you mean about being drookit a lot of the time smile Thankyou for taking the time to answer.

  21. Words By William profile image58
    Words By Williamposted 7 years ago

    Both, equally. I think what it says about me is that I don't wish to limit my options. Have a great day.

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Quite right Words by William. Thankyou for answering. May your day be happy too smile

  22. Sonya-Artis profile image60
    Sonya-Artisposted 7 years ago

    A sandy beach with palm trees.  I grew up in Colorado, and have lived in Missouri for the past ten years.  I want sunshine!

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thankyou for reading and answering Sonya-Artis, sunshine it is smile

  23. Georgie Lowery profile image92
    Georgie Loweryposted 7 years ago

    If I can't be barefoot, I'm miserable so I will take the beach, please!

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Sand in toes, sun on back, does sound appealing. Thankyou for answering Georgie Lowery.

  24. profile image0
    JThomp42posted 7 years ago

    A snow topped log cabin for me anytime. Just the peace and tranquility of getting away from it all with a good book sounds incredible.

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Sounds relaxing, thankyou for answering JThomp42.

  25. mbwalz profile image86
    mbwalzposted 7 years ago

    When I was younger, I would have chosen the log cabin, etc. But now, the cold bothers me and so I prefer the warmer climate. Of course I get more of the former than the last since I live in Maine!

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Sounds nice! Thankyou for reading and answering mbwalz.

  26. smw1962 profile image82
    smw1962posted 7 years ago

    I am definately a log cabin type of girl.  I love the thought of a log cabin with a cozy fire.  I guess I'm somewhat laid back and reserved.  I enjoy the thought of peaceful, contemplative time.

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I think thats true, I like the seclusion of the cabin and the fact that  it is your own little space in a vast snowy wilderness. Thankyou for answering smw1962.

  27. profile image0
    Joanne M Olivieriposted 7 years ago

    Snow topped log cabin, any day.  Where I live,we never seen snow.  The idea of spending time in that environment is very appealing.

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Oh Joanne, you never get snow! On a plus I bet you don't get frequent rain like we do either! Thankyou for reading and answering smile

  28. ChristinS profile image42
    ChristinSposted 7 years ago

    The beach definitely.  I love the serenity of the water and the warm air.  I don't like feeling "closed in" so winter weather doesn't appeal to me.  I think my love of summer and the ocean/beach indicates I am a free spirit with a sense of adventure, but a need for serenity in my life.

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Great answer, a free spirit on an adventure. Thankyou Christin S.

  29. MarleneB profile image96
    MarleneBposted 7 years ago

    I'm a Californian, so I can go to the beach any time. The most memorable trips are the ones spent snowed in at a cabin in the woods. Not only does it look beautiful - the snow and the fire burning in the fireplace, it smells so clean and fresh.

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thankyou for answering MarleneB and for evoking the smells as well within your answer. Sounds appealing.

  30. blairtracy profile image93
    blairtracyposted 7 years ago

    Beach for sure. I get enough cold and snow around here. I also love the warmth, humidity and the ocean.

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      A lot of people seem to live in snowy areas. Thankyou for answering blairtracy.

  31. HendrikDB profile image73
    HendrikDBposted 7 years ago

    The choice is quite easy - when it is winter and cold and misery, then I go to where the sun always shines with beautiful sandy beach with palm trees and a cocktail in hand; when it is summer and heatwave after heatwave strikes, then I go to where it is cold with a snow covered landscape with a log cabin, roaring fire and hot chocolate with marshmallows!

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I think you have is sussed! Thankyou for answering HendrikDB.

  32. dreamsdocometrue profile image60
    dreamsdocometrueposted 7 years ago

    beautiful sandy beach with palm tree but no cocktail bar:)

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Alchol free beach it is smile Thankyou dreamsdocometrue.

  33. Lizam1 profile image78
    Lizam1posted 7 years ago

    Beach all the way.  I prefer the warmer climes to the colder ones and although the log cabin can be picturesque, all that digging out and piling on loads of layers is not so appealing.  Perhaps this speaks to my rather idle nature, where I prefer to relax and enjoy solo with a good book or social beach days.

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Sounds a pleasing afternoon! Thankyou for answering LIzam1

  34. connorj profile image73
    connorjposted 7 years ago

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    Both are highly appealing to me. There is a season for both. Although I would indeed prefer the cocktail over hot chocolate. Thus, I must conclude that perhaps I am an indecisive alcohol dependent...

    1. Anna Haven profile image81
      Anna Havenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Your answer made me laugh! Thankyou:)

 
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