Sunday, September 18, 2011

Jekyll Island ‘Mosaic Monday’

How about a walk on the beach...

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to see what we can see!

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We enjoyed a little side trip to Jekyll Island

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on our way to our home in Florida!

It’s not a beach for seashells...

there aren’t very many!

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But there are sand dollars...lots of them!

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Many of them are alive so we just take photos and leave them where they are!

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There were several horseshoe crabs this time!

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They were big and scary! lol

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My hubby’s toes go into this photo and it shows

how BIG the horseshoe crabs were! (thanks honey!)

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I’m joining Mary at the dear little red house

for Mosaic Monday!

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It’s great to be back in Florida!

It’s sunny and warm and I LOVE IT!

And if my friends think that I’ve flipped and written TWO Mosaic Mondays tonight...they would be partly right! I wasn’t sure if I would be back online this soon so I scheduled the one about fruit! I just forgot to tell myself that I did! heeheehee! So I’m twice as much fun tonight AND tomorrow!

I think I’ll go lie down now.....

What’s the weather like at your house?

33 comments:

eileeninmd said...

What a pretty beach, I would like to take a walk on this beach too. I love the sand dollars, I've never seen one myself. Beautiful photos and I love your mosaic.

Nancy's Notes said...

What wonderful photographs! I've not seen a sand dollar in years and years! Thanks for sharing! Sunny and warm sounds nice. Our weather is hot here in Texas, 97 today. WE NEED RAIN too!

Nancy

cynthia lee designs said...

Great photos and a very pretty beach!!
Here it is in the low 70"s and the is perfect weather to me.
hugs,
Cindy

simpledaisy said...

What beautiful photos!!!!! I would love to be at the beach right now:)

Della said...

What a beautiful, and peaceful looking beach! I'm going to have to check out your Jekyll Island one of these days! I think that horseshoe crab may be bigger than my skeleton of one...I'll have to compare. Great pics, and I love sand dollars!
Big Hugs!

Diane Writes said...

Hello name mate! That horse shoe crab scared me hahahaha
And I love seeing beach posts from you. The beaches you show are my ideal one, quiet, serene and less people. Everything shows tranquility and relaxation.

Pondside said...

You must be so happy to be in your winter home! I love the thought of sun, sand and surf in the winter time - we have two out of three here all winter!

GrandmaK said...

Oh my how lucky you are to have found the beautiful sand dollars...I have never been able to find a whole one! WOW! Cathy

Ebie said...

Pretty sea creatures! I'd like to soak my feet in the waters!

Have a great week ahead!

black eyed susans kitchen said...

Your pictures made me so happy! I didn't get to spend much time on the beach this summer but you really captured the essence...love the horseshoe crab.

Genie said...

The beach looks much like VA Beach where we were 2 weeks ago. Love seeing the dunes again and the little birds. Such a peaceful and lovely spot. So many sand dollars. Know you had a wonderful visit. genie

Mary said...

Oh what a beautiful beach! I have never seen a sand dollar "in person" -- very lovely! Thanks for sharing (twice!) at MM. And don't worry -- I forget things constantly!!! ;) xoxo

helen tilston said...

Jekyll Island is truly beautiful (it has been about 15 yrs since we visited and glad not many changes)
Your images are beautiful and how kind of you to leave the sand-dollars behind and let life continue.
Helenxx

Bernie said...

If you could see the dry landscape around me right now, you would know just how much I appreciated the walk along the beach with you today ... even if it was just a virtual walk. Fabulous photos!

missing moments said...

Oh, you're making me miss the beach. But we'll be there in 2 weeks ... so I'll just enjoy these photos of yours!

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

We also see horshoe crabs along the beaches up here. They look so prehistoric!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Walking on that beach would be such a treat. Thanks for the pics!

Donna said...

I could almost hear the ocean waves!

Jann Olson said...

I wish I was on that beach right now. It looks lovely. That is, all but that big crab. He looks a bit, crabby. I have never seen that kind. He really was a big one.
p.s. I finally sent you the pattern for the Fall quilt. Hope you enjoy it.

Teagarden said...

Thanks for sharing this wonderful beach-mosaic!
Have a nice week,
Markus

Gardening in a Sandbox said...

Great dunes and beach. Looks like you had it to yourselves that day. I will be wanting some of your Florida sun in a while as it is getting cooler here now. V

michelle said...

I love these photos and I am so glad that you had a safe trip and made it to Florida! Those horseshoe crabs are HUGE!! Your pictures are beautiful, both these and the fruit. :)
Enjoy your day!
xoxo

Dianne said...

Beautiful pictures! I love sand dollars... but don't love people who collect live shells...Thank you for not doing this and mentioning it in your post! It's an overcast morning here in Pasco!

Bella Vista Cottage said...

Hi Diane, great pictures! Good to have you back with us in Florida.

I want some of the little white pumpkins myself. Are they called Jack-Be-Littles? Not sure.

Barb ♥

Kim K. said...

Welcome back to FL. Your sand dollars are just nifty. Your beach pictures are always gorgeous.

Ingmarie We said...

So very lovely photos and mosaic. And your fruit-mosaic looks delicious too. We have just awful weather here. Rain, rain and rain......

ellen b said...

What a lovely side trip! Love all the photos. Yikes! That Horsehoe crab is really something. I don't think I've ever seen one before your photos.

⚜ ↁℯℬℬᴵℰ⚜@ Debbiedoos blogging and blabbing said...

How cool Diane! I have never seen a sand dollar on the beach. What a great find! Looks like you had a such a wonderful time. I am drooling at your fruit mosaic as I type here, that is lovely too! I love pears!

koralee said...

Oh it all looks so lovely...wish I was beach combing with you..missed the beach this Summer. xox

Michela said...

Thank you for the lovely walk on the beach Diane!
We had a glorious sunny Tuesday after 2 days of rain and storms..and it has cooled down of 10°C, bbrrr!!! I think Autumn is reaching Italy too :-(
Have a good week!
x

Zaa said...

Thanks for the walk on the beach... I love Florida and miss it very much... so thanks for the sweet memories...Hugs

Becca said...

Oh thank you for sharing these beach photos! I love sand dollars, and you really got some great shots!

Cindy said...

I love the ocean! I've never been to Jekyll Island, but I've read a lot about it. I'd love to find a sand dollar! Lovely photos!