Arkansas Once Again

Well Onyx and I had a great trip to Arkansas once again this fall season…probably the most productive quartz crystal collecting trip I have made in some time. We were joined this year by a couple of rockhound friends from the Tulsa area, Virgil Richards and Doug Cunningham… and of course my good friend Ray Roth from New Orleans made it up to go as well. We had pretty good weather, mid sixties all week and one afternoon of rain, but all in all it was a great trip with good friends and lots of crystals to bring home this time around. For the detailed story, check out my rockhunting blogsite, ¬†and scroll down to the Arkansas story. Here are a few photos from my trip….

01 Sunset Tues Night03 Sunset Tues Night11 Sunset After Storm Wed Nite16 Storms Depart to the NE19 Sunset After Storm Wed Nite25 Sun Sets On Exiting Storm28 Sun Sets On Exiting Storm34 Sun Sets On Exiting Storm52 Leatherhead Mine64 Nice Cluster Found by Ray72 Sunset Thurs Night99 Ray About to Go Collect120 Vultures Flying Overhead138 Smokey Clusters141 Heavy Fog Sunrise Sat Morning145 Heavy Fog Sunrise Sat Morning147 Digging In153 Sunrise Sunday Morning161 Smokeys From Stu167 Cluster From Collier Creek Mine

Horses and Fall Foliage

I had driven out into the countryside to see if I could photograph a sunset and on the way out there, I came upon two beautiful horses grazing in a field where there was a large expanse of gorgeous red sumac near the fence, compelling me to stop and photograph both….

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