Finding Shells (and Other Creatures) on The East Coast of Florida

Sanibel and Captiva Islands on Florida’s Gulf coast is a popular tourist destination for the serious seashell collector. It is possible to find some quite rare shells there, and it’s impossible to not find any. Some of the beaches on Sanibel Island are nothing but shells! But if you travel to Florida’s east coast –…

The Pink Conch Seems at Home in the Sunshine

The beautiful coloring of shells won’t last forever and especially if you put them outdoors in the sun.  I bought a couple of large pink conchs about 20 years ago and I’ve loved adding them to my sunny porch railing in summer.  Lately I’ve noticed that they are looking more faded and not quite so…