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Mussels in white wine broth

I never knew how truly delightful mussels are were until the first time I ate some cultivated (farmed) ones. Prior to that, my family often dug mussels at low tide, carefully extracting their gleaming blueish-black shells from the sand. 372 more words

Meat, Poultry, Fish

Still Warm (Ember)

The early morning light still mesmerizes me. Its early morning angle transformed the very corner of this ordinary mussel shell into a warm ember.


A flair of color and form caught between two tidal lines.

In the Bright Morning Light

When I was a child, I tried collecting jingle shells (the yellow shell in this photograph). I thought that a whole jar full would have been really lovely. 54 more words


No peeking, only evidence of a quick exit.