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by quartzilla
Congrats on the sales and gets both! By strange coincidence I also picked up a slab of cotton candy and some fluorescents from a show today but here in Ca. The chrysoprase is gorgeous!
by mohs
grass on the the mind P-)

Sunset out at the BigRockPile
Pretty good 360 views
CamelBack/Papago/ Tempe (thumbs-up)

Plus this area is right in the SkyHarborsFlight Path
This evening the planes were landing into the setting sun


Hard to resist a huge craft jetting
A couple hundred yards
above thy head
by hummingbirdstones
Very pretty!  I hope you're not fishing for compliments.  P-)
by hummingbirdstones
No worries, Nate.  I'm not THAT impatient! 

Ali it looks like it could be Paul Bunyan to me, too.  Congrats on the sales!

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rickb: (thumbs-up) Sept 25, 2021 9:54:02 GMT -5
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rickb: So, I've been on the porch all afternoon cutting around 50 preforms with the Rock Rascal.
My supervisor stuck her head out the door and asked "Are those your new jeans?"
I replied "Probably." 30 mins. later, I'm now washing clothes.
Sept 25, 2021 15:50:26 GMT -5 *
mohs: tumbling some of those rocks... most likely Sept 25, 2021 15:56:11 GMT -5
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