Rock Review

Most people don’t spend nearly enough time communing with nature. There’s something special about taking time to enjoy the clean air and peaceful serenity that the outdoors has to offer. Today, The Jejune Bulletin will be reviewing a commonly ignored aspect of nature. We step on them. We throw them. We stack them. But rarely do we take the time to appreciate the grand majesty that is the rock.

Rocks fill our trails and riverbeds and provide color and undulation to our surroundings. However, many times the only time we acknowledge them is when we get one stuck in our shoe. I found a very special rock a while back, and I thought I’d take the time to share it with you today.

The rock I found
The rock I found

I found this rock along the banks of a creek I found while out adventuring. I found it at 35°40’42.9″N, 94°10’35.5″W. It caught

my eye when I was looking for good skipping rocks. It is an average size for a skipping rock. I didn’t have my measuring tape with me, so I can’t tell you exactly how big it is.

Peeking underneath the rock
Peeking underneath the rock

It probably only weighs a few ounces. I don’t know much about geology, so I can’t really tell you what the rock is made of. Maybe one of our readers can provide an answer to that question.

The smooth surface of the rock
The smooth surface of the rock

The rock is smooth, but when I picked it up I discovered it wasn’t as smooth as I thought it was going to be. I still had faith in the rock’s skipping abilities. I was not disappointed.

This is a weed I found growing near the rock
This is a weed I found growing near the rock

Overall, I’d give this rock 7 out of 10 stars. A good size, good weight, and smooth texture. But it could have been a little bigger, heavier, and smoother. I do not regret skipping this rock. I would definitely skip this rock once more if I ever found it again. If you want to find this rock, you’ll have to cross the creek from the GPS coordinates above. Always exercise caution when exploring the outdoors and don’t do anything dangerous. Water levels may vary. Don’t be stupid.

Rock skipping fun
Rock skipping fun
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