Sometimes a still life is not so still. This tiny anemone, just about three inches diameter, was very busy in its little tide pool, sifting its breakfast from the water. Catching a glimpse of this lovely organism between the waves … Continue reading
This stone sat deeply in the sand, and it was unlikely that the tide could have easily dislodged it. A metaphor for the lines we all draw, perhaps?
A small black stone and a creamy piece of ancient coral, perfectly positioned by the tide. Heart and Soul. The simplicity of this arrangement may make this one of my favorite recent images.
Friends, As much as I love the tide line, I love venturing well beyond – and below – the tide line even more. When I look out at the ocean, I cannot help but wonder what I am missing by … Continue reading
Some days it is just time to simplify. Our busy lives and bursting hearts (for good reasons, as well as not so pleasant reasons) need the opportunity to step back, declutter, and rest. Our beach is often strewn with white … Continue reading
The current phrase in educational settings is to ‘have a poem in your pocket’. If a piece of poetry is memorized, it can be carried along wherever a person travels. I remember sitting on my grandfather’s knee when I was … Continue reading
This was a challenge to focus with the lens that I had on the camera, but I could not pass up the chance to try to photograph this so very small and unusual cluster. The beach was positively littered with … Continue reading
The sticky, hazy, hot temperatures scream at me to make life simple this week. Cold meals and limited outdoor activity ease the physical stress of a near 100F heat index. Simplicity in basic household chores, as well as in the … Continue reading
Shed in flight or while the gull was nibbling along the tide line . . . This solitary feather has been gently tumbled in the waves. Again and again the colors of the beach startle me! When we start to … Continue reading
Smoothed and broken by the power of the waves: the oval arrangement of shell and pebble bits next to the halved stone seem to speak of the ocean’s damage.