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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scallop shells

Collecting the Popular Scallop Seashell

One of my favorite seafoods is scallops.  I never used to think much about their shell, until I began to find them along the beach. The scallop is rounded in shape with protruding flaps at the hinge area (they are bivalves).  Sometimes the flaps are similar in size and sometimes one is much larger than […]

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