Rocks for sale, Seasonality, and Why zat mattah anyway?

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These rocks are for sale up in Maple Grove:

They are described as “Huge rocks” but I question that because they look like small rocks to me.

Their condition is listed as “Used-Like New.” I question that too. This is new rock:

LOL Lavioli.

A typical Minnesota bus stop when the first day of shorts and the last day of coat happen on the same day:

Just in case you haven’t heard, the Wayzata (that’s our school) Science Bowl team won the NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP this year. This is not a small feat. The teams that win, and compete to almost the end, tend to be 3-5K science and technology magnet schools. Wayzata is a great school, but it is a general high school for a fairly large district. Wayzata is pronounced “Why Zat Ah” rhymes with “Why’s it matter” said in a thick Boston accent.

An interest in science at high school age is a very healthy thing.

OK, maybe not.

How to write a letter to the editor. This one is a good example. At some point we’ll have a beer and I’ll point out the key features:

Have you read the breakthrough novel of the year? When you are done with that, try:

In Search of Sungudogo by Greg Laden, now in Kindle or Paperback
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3 thoughts on “Rocks for sale, Seasonality, and Why zat mattah anyway?

  1. Funny. It’s good to see a climate blog with a sense of humor.

    Your Al Franken post reminded me of my favorite moment in politics (no doubt you’ve already seen it):

  2. They are described as “Huge rocks” but I question that because they look like small rocks to me.

    Boy: “That’s a big rock.”
    Father: “Boulder son.”
    Boy, squaring shoulders, in deeper, louder, voice: “That’s a big rock.”

  3. These rocks are for sale up in Maple Grove:

    At rock-bottom prices, no doubt…

    But I question your doubt that they are “like new.” On what basis did you make that assessment? /s

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