At first glance, just a bit of long-dead coral. I was attracted more to the shadow than I was to the rock. I did notice the larger mollusk in the center when I photographed it. It was alive – I … Continue reading
A silly photo, really. These feathers had been washed up with the receding tide, then blown around a bit (evidenced by the delicate divots in the sand), only to then end up photo-captured in a game of badminton. Or so … Continue reading
The Lesson a Mussel can Hold Our local beach is chock-full of mussels this year. I am not sure why, but we have never had a wash up of the mollusk in this number… uncountable thousands. While this has created … Continue reading
Tiny little limpet shell, delicate by itself. With the oh, so small pebble lodged in the center, it becomes even more lovely.
I love the textures and patterns found in sea plants – not surprising since I also love gardening. In fact, I am know to lag behind during a dive to linger at a bit of unusual algae. When a lovely … Continue reading
A meal finished. A feather lost. A still life created.
If finding a heart rock makes the day lucky, then this should have won me the lottery. Tiny beach in the British Virgin Islands. Ancient, tumbled bit of coral, encrusted with algae. Absolutely beautiful, and what a surprise! This is … Continue reading
This small bit of gull down did not budge from the mussel, despite the breeze. The delicacy of the soft white down on top of the dark, tough shell was a perfect pairing. I love looking at differences in texture, … Continue reading
Minute, new mussel. Ancient, sea-rounded pebble. Skeletal and worn moon shell. The colors – coral pink, creamy yellow, and the nascent iridescence of the mussel – cluster in isolated solidarity on an otherwise dull patch of tide line. I never … Continue reading
We are beginning to move into migratory bird fly-through season on the east coast. As a result, the beach – particularly the early morning tide line – has been full of shore birds. Myriad species of gulls and other shore … Continue reading