I watched as the rain drop fell from the bittersweet berry onto the leaf and danced about until it fell onto the quartz cluster below.
Valley of the Mists.
We are keepers of the cluster. A friend of our son's asked us to care for it when he moved to Europe. This twenty pound "rock" is from Mt Ida, in the Ouachita Mountains in Arkansas. This area is known as the
We are fossil hunters. My favorite is the crinoid. It is the fossil of the Sea Lilly and the Missouri State Fossil. When we travel I like to stop at an outcropping and look for fossils. The history of the land tells me about the plants and animals and bugs that are living there. It reminds me that the Earth is always changing.
Saucy sent a comment and I thought it would be fun to reseach a bit on growing a crystal garden. Would be fun to do one.