1. We spend a good portion of the year counting down the days until we can get some sun. Ben Armson / BuzzFeed 2. It's finally time to expose ourselves to the elements. Maritsa Patrinos / BuzzFeed 3. We've long missed the nostalgic smell of sunscreen. Andrea Hickey / BuzzFeed 4. And the refreshing feel of your swimsuit on your skin. Adam Ellis / BuzzFeed 5. Lord knows it's been a while. Loryn Brantz / BuzzFeed 6. It's time to make big beach plans. Charlotte Gomez / BuzzFeed 7. Time to show off that beach body. Mike Hinson / BuzzFeed 8. Time to go exploring. Loryn Brantz / BuzzFeed 9. And to test out new beach fashions. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Adam Ellis / BuzzFeed 10. We've been desperate to get back into that joyous beach lifestyle. Will Varner / BuzzFeed 11. And pay tribute to the powerful beach powers that be. Adam Ellis / BuzzFeed 12. It's time to lather up. Maritsa Patrinos / BuzzFeed 13. And strip down. Becky Barnicoat / BuzzFeed 14. Because there are seemingly endless possibilities to explore at the beach. Will Varner / BuzzFeed For more comics, follow BuzzFeed Comics on Facebook and Instagram!