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Friday, March 20, 2009

Coastal Miniatures, Tidal Pool Mini Homes











We have spent the last few days at a resort on the coast of Vancouver Island. I have lived by the sea most of my life and currently live across the street from a beautiful beach, tan sand and wonderful sunrises but it is such a treat to stay at a resort up on Vancouver Island in Parksville because the tides go out for what seems like a mile and it leaves the most amazing tidal pools. When I was young I would spend hours at the beach across from our house that had a large rocky area with the most amazing tidal pools. These were filled with tiny crustaceans, shells, crabs and other tiny fish. I can't help thinking of them as miniature housing for crabs and sea life. I took so many photos, every grouping of shells seemed to be arranged so perfectly. You can see a photo of my husband John taking a video. John and I always wear our gumboots and feel like kids playing in the sand. I really like the very faint hint of a rainbow in the first photo, sea life is better than a pot of gold. It was wonderful to take my computer with me and look at blogs, so great to keep up with what everyone is doing.

4 comments:

  1. Great photo's Jean. Love the Rainbow one..

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  2. Oh Jean, so glad to see your post. Now I see why you are gone so long, you are on holiday!! You know I have always wanted to live by the sea too and if I ever visit Canada, I want to see the 1000 Islands or is that even possible.

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  3. Wonderful photos, Jean!! You have an award over on my blog :) Mini hugs, Marsha

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  4. It`s wonderful to see your pics from Vancouver Island. Me and my family visit Vancouver and Victoria in 2004. I love the place. To bad it is such a long flight. We would love to come back some day:)

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