Tuesday, August 18, 2009

White Shell

I'm hooked on the beach...


A shell fragment tumbled by the sea.

An old dictionary ravaged by time.

Peace


Right in front of me, everyday.



40 comments:

  1. How old am I? How far have I traveled before being washed on shore? I wonder what the answers to those questions would be!!

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  2. Such simple beauty. I love it, Joan!

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  3. You have reached into my very heart with this posting. Thank you for white shell Wednesday. Sea Witch

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  4. Lovely white shell photo..xo Roberta

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  5. i LOVE SHELLS! I love picking them up, being on a beach even better!!!

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  6. Hooray for you Joan~over 300 followers. Of course we are following you...you have such great ideas! Come visit me soon.

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  7. How incredible that something so simple, and in theory so damaged, could be so peaceful...

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  8. Tis beautiful simplicity. Just what we all need. Thanks

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  9. I like the looks of that old white shell, knocked about and cracked up some but still all together sort of like me

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  10. If only that shell could talk...

    Please drop by Waterside Wednesday on my blog. You can double dip and be a White and Waterside participant, too!

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  11. Wow! Now that is a unique piece. It's so beautiful. I wonder how it was shaped like that. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

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  12. Gorgeous...just looking at our world with a little more time...Perfect!

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  13. Wonderful photo. Everyone, be sure to click and enlarge... there's a teeny baby shell, tucked inside :-)

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  14. How beautiful... I love holding a seashell up to my ear and listening to the ocean...

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  15. Hello
    Beautiful...
    Blessings
    Rebecca

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  16. Love this so much that I piggybacked off of your posting to my own White Shell Wednesday. http://musingsofaseawitch.blogspot.com
    Sea Witch

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  17. What a pretty and different shell. Very unique. I bet you could hear really nice sound from it.

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  18. Your photo is very poetic...it speaks of the ravages of time, far better than words could.

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  19. Thanks for visiting my blog...I love this photo! Very cool.

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  20. I thought I was the only one who picked up shells such as this one. I find them just as beautiful as all my others. Lovely photo.

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  21. Wow,I've never seen such a beautiful shell.


    cindy-stitches-n-stuff.blogspot.com

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  22. What a great photo and lovely words. Waterside Wednesay is such fun, come for a visit
    Alison

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  23. I think shells are so magical. The veins and the perect spiral shape are especially fantastic.

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  24. Beautiful photo and congratulations on your 300+ followers.

    Sandy

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  25. I love that it's all cracked and chipped and yet it's still beautiful. Just as God intended. Blessings.. POlly

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  26. What a soft place to land.
    Debbie

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  27. I'm not sure which is your show n tell....but this photo is super!! As I live on the Gulf and collect 'em....ummmmmm, in fact, my show n tell is seaworthy too..........


    My Show n Tell is now posted. It's all about another collection and how I've decided to display them for now.

    Have a great weekend, and a wonderful new week ahead.

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  28. I always look for the 'imperfect' when hunting for shells - they are the most interesting finds! I signed up as a follower - most interesting blog - outside of MINE! Have a great day!

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  29. so beautiful! And no, I am not kidding about the blue eye shadow!

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  30. I love the beach as well! I love right down the street from it and it's the most magnificent part of my neighborhood. Lovely big shell.

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  31. Thanks for stopping by The Old Parsonage and you sweet comment.

    What a great shell, I love how clean and white it is soo beachy. Congrats on the hitting 300+

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  32. Very nice. I found you through waterside wendesday. I love the beach. Your shell looks as if made of marble! just gorgeous.
    Eileen

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