Fun Photo Friday: Squeaky Sand

sandy beach

For today's fun photo (actually, a video), we travel to an Australian beach, where I was lucky enough to have a stroll with my daughter. https://youtu.be/5affiZAJ_To Listen to the sounds in the snippet of a video. What sounds like mice squeaking is actually the sand! We were so enthralled with the beach talking to us … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: Squeaky Sand

Fun Photo Friday: Jean Zungola’s Little Book

pages from book of lord alfred tennyson's poem the may queen

This Friday’s Fun Photo post features a tattered, much-loved small book, The May Queen by Alfred Lord Tennyson, owned by Jean Zungola, a friend from one of the writers’ groups I belong to. Jean’s mother used to read this poem to her and her sister when they were children, and Jean inherited the sentimental keepsake … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: Jean Zungola’s Little Book

Fun Photo Friday: How to Mount a Camel

girl with long hair from back riding camel in desert

Camels are amazing, virtually sandstorm-proof animals. Three sets of eyelids and two rows of eyelashes keep sand out of their eyes, and nostrils that shut entirely keep sand out of their noses. Fascinating statistics about camels abound. They can run up to 40 miles (64 kilometers) per hour, which is as fast as a racehorse, … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: How to Mount a Camel