Art For The Table – The Nautilus Shell

Imagine sitting down to eat with a huge nautilus shell to be used as your drinking cup! The nautilus shell has been used in such works of art for centuries. These artifacts, mainly in the form of table ware, are a unique part of art history which is preserved in museums and private collections now. […]

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Where is Deltona, Florida?

When I first moved to Florida, back in 1979, I lived in Deltona. Saxon Boulevard was a small back road that took us out to Orange City where a couple of stores were. A few years later the whole state had a population boom and Deltona became huge. That area is all pretty different now […]

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Tiny Coquina Shells Used to Build a Fort

Coquina shells are tiny and numerous and can be seen all along the Florida coastline. These are the tiny shells you may see quickly digging into the sand as the surf receded from the beach. The beach seemingly comes alive as the tiny Coquina quickly cover themselves over and over. The sea birds eat them, […]

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