channeled whelk

Amazingly Detailed Spire of the Channeled Whelk

Some days spent out on the water can be so worth it. When I found this little channeled whelk on an island beach, it made my day….! I took loads of photos to capture the memory, and decided to share some of them here. This is not a shell I see regularly in my area, […]

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Yacht on the ICW

A Little Drama in Mosquito Lagoon

It was too windy and we should not have taken a long trip down to Mosquito Lagoon. Unfortunately the weather in Florida is unpredictable and once you are out on the water, anything is possible. The wind creates waves which make the water choppy and gives us a bumpy ride. A little bit of that […]

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Getting Ready For a Seacoast Christmas 2020

As a Zazzle designer I have been busy updating my Holiday Store with new beach and tropical themed Christmas products. This blog has also been converted to a partial website for my store. You can bypass all that by choosing “blog” and continue to read as always. Anyone who lives in a warm climate will […]

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boats anchored on sand bar Florida

Crystal Clear Water at Sand Bar by the Inlet

It was nearly noon by the time we had traveled up to this sand bar by Ponce Inlet, Florida. That lighthouse in the distance is at the Inlet. Some friends had told my son about this place where the water gets super beautiful when the tide comes in. It is unusual to find such pretty […]

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Hewe's Redfisher at Disappearing Island

Red Egret, Blue Crabs and Tiny Dosinias

We took the boat up to Disappearing Island the other day and spent some time in the water. On the way, we passed this huge yacht. (Disappearing Island is at the mouth of Ponce Inlet in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, on the East coast. I hate to read blogs when I have no idea where […]

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