We were enjoying a gorgeous, New England day at the beach recently when the wind suddenly picked up. In the blink of an eye, our umbrella decided to have its own fun and unleashed itself from its sandy hold.
The beach was not overly crowded so the closest people to us were about 15 feet away. There were about eight or so in our group and while two of us jumped up and ran for the errant umbrella, the rest of us unleashed a deafening chorus of, "Watch out!" and "Heads up!"