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Friday, January 09, 2009

Additions

These are the newest additions to my sand collection. If you click on the picture, you can get a bigger view and see how different they all are! I put the sand out on these plates to dry out before putting it in the jars. I will try to remember to take a photo of my collection next time I'm at school. I keep them at school because the kids like to look at them. I only started collecting when I was in Spain the summer of 2002 and dont have very many jars in my collection because I only collect from beaches that I actually go to. Online there are lots of people who will trade sand or send you sand, but that just doesnt appeal to me so much. Each jar of sand that I have hold memories. I am, however, going to try to send my extra sand out to one of those collectors and try to get some sand from Coney Beach in Manhattan. I went there many summers ago and totally forgot to get some sand. I would love to add that to my collection.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

i love you aweli and alika. we really like that ornament. how was hawaii? was it good or not. send us back a letter. i hope you have a good week at school alisha and avery.

love alyssa

Kassia said...

Where is the Alicante sand? I only see domestic sand here, BORING!! I want some of that foreign sand, that's the good shit. lol

No really where is the Alicante sand?