My daughter, for reasons I don’t quite understand, loves rocks. If she sees a large rock, she tries to pick it up. If she sees small rocks, she picks through them, collecting the ones she likes best.

Maybe she is on a path to becoming a geologist, which would be fine. Geologist’s salaries are on the rise, and the job seems fairly secure.

The only drawback to this interest in geology is that I find little piles like this in the house from time to time:

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