Burials, the process of letting go and keep moving forward! For centuries humans have use the burial ceremony to help them dealing with the loss of their beloved ones. In ancient times they not only buried people, they also buried their pets and personal objects. Nowadays we still use this process as a way to let go the sad feelings.
This most be a beloved flip-flop! The owner of this blue flip-flop was overwhelmed and depressed, therefore buried his precious object as a way to say goodbye. Finding a flip-flop buried is a rare thing. Normally people do the tossing ceremony but this must being a very important flip-flop in the hierarchy of flip-flops to be buried with such honors in front of the beach!
Next time you see a buried flip-flop you will know the owner was following the letting go procedure of his/her beloved possession!