Painting is just another way of keeping a diary ~Pablo Picasso

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Tide Pools

The tide was coming in Monday afternoon at Rockaway Beach, Oregon, slowly connecting all the tide pools that were covering most of the beach.  We mainly saw minnows in these tide pools, but we also saw a few purple starfish which was sort of surprising because these were such little pools.  And I'm not sure exactly how they form, but if you stand on the sand in a low area between the tide pools it acts sort of like quicksand, moving quickly under your feet as you sink into the muck.  The nearby sand is much firmer so you just stand right on top of it.  I'm not really sure what accounts for that difference though. 

3 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

really pretty, though!

(i scatter hen scratch feed for the whistlers - a mix of cracked corn and other seeds.)

barbara cecelia said...

So beautiful. I do need to get over to the ocean. Your photo tells me we all need to find a space to meditate with nature be it beach, woods, desert, mountains, or a spot in our backyard. -- barbara

Gail Dixon said...

It's really beautiful. If I started sinking I'd freak out. Love the blues in your photo.