It really was a beach day — Jan. 1, 2012.
A familiar refrain at on Sunday was: This is too easy.
Many a January morning dishes out little numbers, chilly degrees well below freezing.
As luck would have it, this New Year's Day served up temperatures well above freezing and warmer than .
A pleasant sunny day.
Dogs chased sticks into the water.
And bathers chased themselves into the water.
Some took double and triple dips.
There were sun glasses, bathing suits, and lots of pasty white skin.
But few goosebumps.