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Beyond Books

Something from my rockhounding site, https://southwestrockhounding.com (external link) Click twice to blow up the photo. It was recently recommended on FB that I read some field guides to rock and mineral ID. This was in response to some specific observations … Continue reading

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Day Two of the PowWow in Quartzsite, Arizona: Thursday, January 16th

Thursday at the QIA PowWow Thursday brought another day of beautiful weather to Quartzsite. A few wisps of clouds appeared from time to time, somewhat relieving the sun’s powerful glare. Temperatures rose into the high 60’s in the afternoon, shirt … Continue reading

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Day One of the PowWow In Quartzsite, Arizona: Wednesday, January 15th

The QIA PowWow: Day One, Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 Perfect weather greeted everyone in Quartzsite, Arizona for the first day of the QIA PowWow. Not quite shirt sleeve weather but a light jacket or a long sleeved shirt served well. … Continue reading

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In Quartzsite, Arizona

Having a wonderful time, wish you were here. I resist, Having a wonderful time, wish you were beautiful. Happiness is where you and your dog are welcome. The dog is Holly. I’m reporting some day to day happenings for Rock … Continue reading

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New Book Coming Along Well

Ran off a copy of what I have written so far. A good two to three more months of work. Coming along. — Follow me on Instagram: tgfarley https://www.instagram.com/tgfarley/

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Quartzsite Coverage Coming Soon!

Along with finding things on my wish list and getting new information for my new book, I’ll be doing some reporting for Rock&Gem. The PowWow (internal link) starts Wednesday. — Follow me on Instagram: tgfarley https://www.instagram.com/tgfarley/

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Minerals Unlimited in Ridgecrest, California

What do the best bars and rock shops have in common? They all have a gravel parking lot. Whenever you hear gravel underneath your wheels in the desert, you know you’re going to have a great time. Don’t fear for … Continue reading

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A Destination Rock and Mineral Shop Opens in Arizona!

March 16, 2020 UPDATE Rolf and Mary have closed their shop for now. They are in the high-risk group for COVID-19 and do not want to risk exposure. Totally understandable. I will update this page when they reopen. Original article … Continue reading

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We The Few

“We the few, who have done so much with so little, now attempt the impossible with nothing.” My week long road trip has returned me to a seemingly impossible problem: producing professional looking closeup and macro photography. I have located … Continue reading

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Another New Post At SouthwestRockhounding.com

Here’s a link to the latest blog at my rockhounding site: https://southwestrockhounding.com/2018/11/19/points-north/ I know I am concentrating lately on all things rock related, rather than writing itself, but it’s all part of working on my book. I’ll try to come … Continue reading

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