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 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!