Forgive me, I just wanted to have a little fun....every time I see one of these pen shells, I think of what I love! I think God puts them here and there along our walks so that we think, and appreciate what we have. Maybe I'm reading too much into it, but that is just where my thought processes take me while getting my beach therapy.
We got to Gulfside park this morning at our usual time and knew pretty quickly that it was going to be a beautiful day! There were lots of stars and we saw very few clouds, it's been pretty cloudy everyday this trip. We headed over to the crab pots where my Dad used to dig....before we got there, Hubby found another huge horse conch!! This one was a little bit too vintage for our tastes so he threw it near the shore, and a guy who we have talked to before, (and already found one) picked it up!! Now he has two of these monsters!! I did take a pic to show you all, comparing it to my size 9 foot it has a great sharp point on it!!
Shortly after this we found Daddy's crab pot and began to dig, there were so many pen shells, and there are two other crab pots nearby.
|This is the lid of the crab pot opened just slightly|
I did stop long enough to take a couple of pics of the sunrise....at just the right time!! It just makes you say..."AWWWWWW" doesn't it?
We had little to no luck this time, but they are a little bit deep and it is difficult to dig. The entire time I dug I could just think about Daddy and how much he enjoyed this type of shelling....I just knew I was going to find a shark's eye anytime! I did get a broken baby's ear, which is a fairly rare find for this area...course I kept it!! :)
|Hubby got some sweet pear whelks|
|I got 2 true tulips and a banded tulip...|
|...and a Florida Cone, Alphabet cone and some of Daddy's sharks eyes!|