November 24, 2014

Ponto Jetty Denizens
Ponto Jetty Denizens

A pair of them.  Family?  Couple?  Friends?  So cool to see starfish in the tide pools, and don’t you love their almost jewel-like decorations?

I have an even better photo of a different, single one, but given today’s events, I want to celebrate two creatures nestling together, no “us” and “them,” just [apparently] friendly proximity.  There’s plenty of rock to snug up against, plenty of seawater, and probably plenty of whatever starfish eat.  I had a strange desire to tickle them but decided against it.  I don’t know what starfish do when disturbed. Don’t need to find out!

2 thoughts on “November 24, 2014”

  1. Tide pools always remind me of my mom, who loved them, and who was raised in Omaha, Nebraska. I’ve never loved the beach although I love the ocean and the tides and the breakers, usually from afar, like from up on a cliff. I am enjoying your blog. It’s giving me a different perspective. And that’s good!

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