Wednesday, October 8, 2014. The first day for a while that the weather will be nice enough to get out into a State Park. But which state park was the question. I was looking for trees that had changed into their fall colors and there are only a few in the area that I thought might have changed into all the beautiful shades of reds, yellows, oranges and yes even the light green.
Well, I arrived at about noon since I had such a late start. Rough night so it makes it hard to get up when you’re still tired. I went into the Inn when I arrived and was just browsing around to see if there was anything there that might interest me. They have the typical items for sale at the gift shop and most of it does not interest me. I did however browse through the crystals they had and did end up purchasing a couple. The Rose Quartz that is about 2½”x2”x¾”. The rose quartz is pink in color. Mine is not polished and is still a rough stone. The Ancients believe that rose quartz prevented wrinkles and helped women have a beautiful complexion. It was also believed to open the heart to receive and give love more freely. The origin of Rose Quartz is Africa.
The Blue Agate Slice which is about 4”x3½”x ¼”. There is not much to say about the Agate Slice except it is from South America. The formation is ancient in origin.
Its like I said in the title. I was a little to early for the fall colors but it was still an enjoyable day walking in the woods on the trails that were rather wet from the rain we had the past few days. Still all in all worth the effort.
That’s it. About two hours of walking and stopping to take a few photographs along the way. The colors are changing more outside the park then they are inside. Go figure I drive 45 minutes to find this out. 🙂