There are dolphins playing along the edges of the surf as the sun glints off the white-capped waves. We will go soon and walk beside them.
As a kid I might have wished I had found the perfect shark eye (moon snail) along the beach, or had finished a conversation with a girl I met on the pier without sounding like an idiot. And nothing has changed but my list.
Discovering delight is the flip side of staying alert, but it's much more fun. It is without question the First Rule. Every pilgrim is looking for a miracle.