Christmas and The Legend of the Sand Dollar

The Legend of the Sand Dollar poem and the Christmas season both have Jesus in common. There are a few varieties of sand dollar and the legend seems to have been written about one in particular – the keyhole sand dollar as it references the holes in it. I don’t have one, so I’ve added…

Sea Biscuits On Sanibel Island?

I recently had a reader ask me if the treasure she found along the beaches of Sanibel, Florida was a Sea Biscuit. I have a couple of sea biscuits, which are puffy sand dollars, but I didn’t find my large one, I bought it at a shop years ago. I may have found the small…

Sand Dollar Art

Drawn by hand, this sand dollar is called an Arrowhead. Sand dollars are found in groups along the sandy bottom of the ocean. When alive they have a dark appearance and can be brown, black or purple. We always picture them as being white but that happens when they are washed up on shore and…