Sunday, March 05, 2006

Winter Beaches ~ Wet Stones


Wet beach stones

Yesterday, I did get down to the beach, as planned. Stone hunting. It was perfect.

Most people like the beach in the summer~ sleeping, getting grilled. Not me. If it's really hot, I might go. But quickly~ so quickly. Just to jump in, have a swim, and then I head right on home. It's too hot. There's no shade.

It was raining a little yesterday. No people. Not a single one. Just me. The tide was way, way down and the stones were slick and shiny with wetness. They are so beautiful like that~ as though they have been put through a lengthy tumbling process. Sometimes, I treat the stones I bring home with a special epoxy to create that 'just out of the surf' look. Mostly, I let them be. People who use them outside will be happy when it rains, and they see them wet.

A beach stone wind chime where the stones have been treated to look wet. To learn more about this wind chime, or to buy it, CLICK here.

3 comments:

  1. gorgeous! your photograph had me from the get-go and then i saw the chimes. great pieces.. i found you through blog explosion and will have to bookmark your site!

    much love from chicago.

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  2. Thanks for the pat on the back, gen. Believe me, when the rain is falling and it's dark like today, then a comment like yours is about all that will get me out there working! Best wishes, Tim.

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