This photo was taken just as the tide line retreated, capturing the bubbles in the shell’s spiral. It was a lucky shot, as the tide then came right back, reclaimed the shell, and reminded me of who owns the beach!
It was a momentary jar of the senses when I came across this on the tideline. It was as if the shell, long separated from its host, was trying to be noticed.
I am not sure what is more interesting about this shell fragment: the swirls of vibrant blue, or the small pebble stuck in its center. The blues stood out brilliantly on the tan sand, but it was not until I … Continue reading