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Favorite Local Places: Maryland Appalachian Trail Section #2 – High Rock to Wolfsville Rd

  These are the photos for my latest Appalachian Trail hike that I took this last Saturday (2/9). A magnetic feild zapped my phone about 10 or 20 minutes into the hike and erased all my battery life, so all … Continue reading

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Favorite Local Places: Patuxent Reservoir Watershed Pig Tail Recreation Area, Dayton, MD

This is also in Dayton, MD and is not far from the Big Branch Recreation Area. Big Branch offers more wildlife spottings but this area is just as pretty. Here is where I see more Herons. I saw at least … Continue reading

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Rocks: Onyx (Black)

Onyx is a member of the Chalcedony family which also includes carnelian, agate, bloodstone, adventurine, etc. The Chalcedony family “ is a cryptocrystalline form of silica, composed of very fine intergrowths of the minerals quartz and moganite.“* Onyx comes in … Continue reading

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Rocks: Rocks, Gems, and Jewels in Jewelry

I’ve been fangling with the idea of creating some of my own jewelry and about how I could incorporate rocks/gems/stones into talismans without buying pendants that cost more. This seems like an excellant way to do it… only I don’t … Continue reading

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