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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kitten paw seashells

The Amazing Lions Paw Seashell

Did you know that it is possible to find animal paws in the ocean?  That’s right, two different shells are named after the paws of animals. Both are a form of scallop shell. The first one we will talk about is exceptionally large for a scallop. It has all the right stuff to be a […]

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Pink Conch

Shells in Sun Will Fade

The beautiful coloring of shells won’t last forever and especially if you put them outdoors in the sun.  I have learned this the hard way! I bought a couple of large pink conchs about 20 years ago (I no longer buy seashells) and I’ve been putting them on my sunny porch railing in summer.  Lately […]

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