Thursday, June 30, 2016

Rock 341 ~ See Through Green ~ June 30 2016 ~ Cambria CA

Mu friend Susan posted a photo of a rock she held up to the light and it was a see-through. So I have been doing this too. Today's post is a see-through green. Measures approximately 3/4".
Note: Wallpaper is a detail of a print of image by Gretchen Butler.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Rock 340 ~ Hard Edge Abstract Art Rock ~ June 29 2016 ~ Cambria CA

This little smooth stone has quite the pattern on it -- as if someone had atped it and then painted it two colors. Measures approximately 7/8". 
Note: the wallpaper background is by Gretchen Butler. It is a card of her painting she sent me that I received in the mail today. It is of a wild mustard plant. I love it.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Rock 339 ~ A Rock ~ June 28 2016 ~ Cambria CA

When I looked closely at this rock, I saw the letter "A" carved into it. really. I wonder how it got there. Measures approximately 1 3/8".

Monday, June 27, 2016

Rock 338 ~ Lima Bean Rock ~ June 27 2016 ~ Cambria CA

This lovely smooth stone is the shape of a very large legume....a large lima bean in fact. Measures approx 1 3/8".

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Rock 337 ~ The Day We Made Plum Jam Rock ~ June 26 2016 Cambria CA

I made plum jam today with plums from my own tree. It is delicious. It is a no pectin recipe and was tres easy. What does this have to do with rocks? A plum is a stone fruit. Measures about the size of a large plum.

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Rock 336 ~ Sandy Smooth ~ June 25, 2016

How can a surface be both sandy and smooth? So this rock demonstrates today. Measures approx 1 5/8".

Friday, June 24, 2016

Rock 335 ~ Light One ~ June 24 2016 ~ Cambria CA

I almost think this is something other than stone, because it is very light. Maybe a petrified egg. But no, it is a rock. And it measures approximately 1 1/4". 

Thursday, June 23, 2016

Rock 334 ~ Chip off the ~ June 23 2016 ~ Morro Bay CA

I took a photo of the Morro Rock giant in the background of this rock I found on the beach far away but still within the area. I could not take the large Morro Rock home, but I could take this one to post. Measures approx 2 1/4".

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Rock 333 ~ BW Rock ~ San Simeon CA

Big rock black and white. Very pretty. There was a large assortment of all different types, but today this one spoke to me. In a whisper, "pick me!" Measures approx 3 1/2".

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Rock 332 ~ Sun Rock ~ Cambria CA

Today is the first day of summer, so I selected a rock that is as round as the sun. Measures approx 1" diameter.

Monday, June 20, 2016

ROCK 331 ~ Iron Man ~ June 20 2016 ~ Cambria CA

This is an unusual rock to have found in the place where I was rockhounding today -- a beach full of tiny round worn gems. And then this hunky iron man. Measures approx 2 1/2". 

Sunday, June 19, 2016

Rock 330 ~ Ancient One ~ June 19 2016 ~ Cambria CA

I just get a feeling that this rock is ancient. I have no idea what it is or what the age is, but it has a sense about it.

Or I have a sense about it. Measures approx 2 /12" long.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

Rock 329 ~ Happy Rock ~ June 18, 2016 ~ Cayucos Ca

I consider this kind of kitch as folk art. I love to find altered rocks like this. This one has such a thick grin. Grin is approx 1/4 of a circle on a 2" round rock. 

Friday, June 17, 2016

Rock 328 ~ Deep Ochre Rock ~ June 17, 2016 ~ Cambria CA

Hi there.  This is another rock. It is pretty. It is approximately 1 1/8". I like it. Do you?

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Rock 327 ~ Square Green ~ June 16, 2016 ~ Claremont CA

This is a neat small rock that is very green and is practically square. It has eaten away places on reverse -- perhaps some animal who lived there. Measures approx 7/8". 

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Rock 326 ~ Toothy Rock ~ June 15 2016 ~ Cambria CA

This is a bone white rock with some lines and color here and there within it. It is the shape of a larger animal's tooth -- maybe a deer size. Measures approximately 7/8". 

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

ROCK 325 ~ Flag Day is a Butterfly Rock ~ June 14 2016 ~ Cambria CA

Today is Flag Day. It is also Aunt Rosalie' birthday. She has transformed from human into thin this is a symbol of her life and passing. I don't know what a butterfly has to do with Flag Day but may they both flutter.... If you catch my drift. Measures mounds of love and 1 inch long.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Rock 324 ~ Red Rock ~ June 13, 2016 ~ Cambria CA

A friend recently showed me a site with rocks that had white striations that formed the alphabet. I will look for some. This rock, however, cannot qualify -- I tried to find a letter in it, but truly it is a script I do not know....Measures approx 1 1/4". 

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Rock 323 ~ Mountain of a Molehill ~ June 12, 2016 ~ Claremont CA

This looks like a miniature boulder to me. It has tiny striations and a big look. Measures approximately 6.6 pounds. 

Saturday, June 11, 2016

Rock 322 ~ Freeway Red ~ Cambria CA ~ June 11 2016

So many white bands across this red rock that it looks like a freeway of roads. Measures approximately 3".

Friday, June 10, 2016

Rock 321 ~ Golden Yellow ~ June 10, 2016 ~ San Simeon, CA

This rock is the loveliest of ochre yellows. It has some lacy edges within as well. It is approximately 1 inch.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Rock 320 ~ Lightning Bolt ~ June 9 2016 ~ Cambria CA

This rock is as white as snow except for a black lightening bolt and its consequent storm clouds. Measures approx 1 1/4". 

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Rock 319 ~ Plug Rock ~ June 8 2016 ~ Cambria CA

This rock has a nice translucent green color and a bit of purple in the crack. It is fascinating. It could be used as a plug. Measures approximately 2 1/4" long.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Monday, June 6, 2016

Rock 317 ~ Black Speckled Rock ~ June 6 2016 ~ Cambria CA

I expect this sort of rock when I am elsewhere, but I did not expecct to find it on the beachwith the other beachrocks. It is so pretty! Measures approx 2 1/2" long.