You might be a rockhound if...
(With appologies to Jeff Foxworthy)
- Your chisel hand is covered with scar tissue and your hammer hand has blisters.
- One eye is constantly squinting as if looking thru a magnifier.
- Your face is scarred from walking into things while searching the ground looking for rocks.
- The sign on the side of the highway says "Falling Rock" and you pull over to look.
- You can pronounce the word "molybdenite" correctly on the first try.
- You think the primary function of road cuts is for easy mineral collecting.
- Rockpile in your garage is taller than you are.
- The local university’s geology department requests permission to hold field trips in your back yard.
- Your spouse has ever had to ask you to move flats of rocks out of the tub so she could take a bath.
- Your children are named Rocky, Jewel, and Beryl.
- You were the only member of the group who spent their time looking at cathedral walls through a pocket magnifier during your trip to Europe.
- The polished slab on your bola tie is six inches in diameter.
- Your employer has asked you not to bring any more rocks to the office until they have time to reinforce the floor.
- You care more about what happened to the diamond in the movie "Titanic" than the people.
- First on your Christmas List is to attend the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show.
- You’ve spent more than $20 for a book about rocks.