Gray sands of Ventura Beach, California. Photo by author, Mark Tulin

Art on the Sand

Five of nature’s creations found on the beach

Mark Tulin
Apr 28 · 4 min read

I find a feather stuck in the sand. How beautiful, I think. I don’t remove it, just take its picture, admire it like art, and wonder what kind of omen it portends.

I go to the beach every morning. It’s a ritual I got into when Covid-19 sidetracked my life. I used to drive to East Beach when I lived in Santa Barbara. Now I’m only a few…