end of Flagler Ave at the beach

Traveling to the Beach Checklist

The beach is such a big part of my life that packing to spend time on the sand is second nature. ¬†Whether boating to a deserted island, or driving onto the beaches here in New Smyrna, necessary take-alongs are nearly the same. For vacationers from out of state, and especially those unfamiliar with Florida beaches, […]

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arks

Why Are You Interested In Seashells?

When I began writing this blog about seashells I did so hoping to sell paper products containing my seashell photography, like the card below. I lived in New Hampshire at the time, which is funny because my shells had been collected when I lived in Florida. But my Zazzle business, and especially my seashell and […]

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horned helmet shells

Identifying The Helmet Shells

As I mentioned in a previous post I came across a collection of seashells which included large “helmet” shells. Or, at least, helmets were my best guess. I was not familiar with the helmet species, and I’ve had to do some research on the various helmets, especially the kinds found here in Florida. After much […]

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seashell wall art

Seashell Photography Metal Poster Art

Now that my seashell collection has been ramped up immensely (see my previous post) I decided to make more posters in my Zazzle store Seashells by Millhill. You may recognize some of the shells in this poster. The big white shell is a knobbed whelk and the brown spirals of a lightning whelk can be […]

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seashell collection

Zana’s Seashell Legacy

Zana is my friend’s mom and she died not too long ago. She had been living with her daughter, my friend Judy, until her death. I was living in New Hampshire at the time, so I never got a chance to say good-bye to Zana (who had the coolest name ever!). But the other day […]

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