An entire pool to myself on a Friday night. Dark sky, soothing lighting...just little ol' me for the first 15 minutes. Lifeguard kids flirting with each other at the table. Then only two other women for the rest of the hour. We all enjoyed a blissful workout with a lane to ourselves. Every few minutes, one of us would poke our head up to say, "Isn't this great?!" We were beaming. It felt like I got away with something. Oversleeping for the 5:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. lap swim session. Avoiding the lunchtime 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. shift which can feel like water polo. This was pure ZEN.