Misha with hand samples. From left to light: foreground: garnet mica schist from drumlin behind house, rhyolite from roadcut in northern Nevada. Mid-ground: vug from roadcut on Doherty Ridge in Oregon, vug from Olympic Mountains, Washington. Background: obsidian cobble, Misha.
Seattle's getting a rare dose of sunshine. In the summertime, Misha likes to sleep in the porch with my hand samples. Sunlight doesn't hit the porch much in fall and winter, so I brought some samples in for her. She approves.