But speaking to my fellow Denver-rites, it is pretty common. I suppose it is what happens when you are land locked, where the local beach is a good 20 hour drive away.
So here they are, Prince Charming, the Oompa Loompas and my Niece, enjoying the beach.
The OL must have thought they were in heaven. Sand and Water, get as dirty and wet as you like - BLISS.