This past weekend, I took a trip with a friend to the North side of Virginia Beach, where I visit frequently. Usually, this beach is good for wading in the ocean, and parking a chair or towel with friends. I was a bit surprised by what we found on this visit..... SEASHELLS!! Not just … Continue reading Unexpected Treasures
I even have these words tattooed on my foot to remind me of this. I discovered the phrase while listening to my favorite Country artist, who is known for singing about the beach, Kenny Chesney. In the song "Be As You Are", Kenny talks about how he feels when he visits the Caribbean islands. One … Continue reading Be as you are.
I was having a conversation with someone the other day on recycling, and asked if they currently do. I was taken back a bit by her response. She said to me, "Why no, I do not, but here's why." She proceeded to tell me about a time a friend of her's was taking his trash … Continue reading Truths in Recycling
Hello beach lovers! Is beachcombing one of your favorite pasttimes? Do you find it challenging to find seashells that are whole, and unique when visiting your favorite beach or vacationing? Here are some tips that have helped me over the years to find bigger and better seashells! Time and Tide: The time of day is … Continue reading 3 Important Tips for Finding the Best Seashells
I've made it a point to write a new post each week since the start of Blue Love Blog. As you may have noticed, you haven't seen any writings from me in the past two weeks. Here's why.... My grandmother passed away somewhat unexpectedly on April 11th. My family and I had noticed that she … Continue reading Sorry for the Hiatus
First of all, let me say thank you to Dear Kitty. Some Blog for nominating Blue Love Blog for this awesome award! Please check out their blog! This is so exciting, as BLB has only been active for less than 3 months. I now would like to pass the baton on to some other amazing blogs that … Continue reading Blue Love Blog has been Nominated!
seavoicenews.com by Alex Larson → For the first time, researchers have pinned down just how damaging plastic is to marine animals. In a new study conducted by researchers at CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere, they have discovered that a sea turtle that has ingested just one piece of plastic has more than a one in five […] … Continue reading Sea Turtles Have A One In Five Chance Of Dying If They Eat Just One Piece Of Plastic – Sea Voice News — “OUR WORLD” (repost)
Sometimes I watch all of these big organizations doing so much good for the environment, by utilizing researchers and spending thousands of dollars on campaigns to receive donations to promote ocean conservation. I think to myself "What good am I doing? I'm just one person and I don't have a degree in Marine Biology or … Continue reading Ocean Conservation: How you can help contribute
Monday. The dreaded day that follows the lovely weekend that was spent relaxing, spent with friends & family, and spent not spending one second thinking about work. Of course the weekend weather was sunny and 70 degrees, with blue skies and zero clouds. Then Monday rears it's ugly head and brings the cold and rain … Continue reading Your Mind is a Portal