Don’t they look like something out of a Dr. Seuss book?
Click here for buttonbush photos taken over 1,700 miles away from the one featured above.
The West Indian fuzzy chiton attaches itself to limestone cliffs throughout the Caribbean while munching on algae.
Limestone Cliff in Dickenson Bay
A blanket of afternoon cloud cover darkens Edisto Island.
Sans flags or signage, a Medusa’s head air plant sprouts from a cherubic candle holder on Lake Tugaloo’s orange shore. Bienvenidos glampers.
Jay Griffiths remembers time “by the sea” at her grandparents’ place as a child:
“We learned about tides and chance, storms and sun, the vicissitudes of what is lost and found, flotsam and jetsam, castaway luck, islands, sea-songs, rings, riddles and pledges. We learned the sense of a clear slate in the renewal of the tide-smoothed sand.”