A Newborn Kitten Named Tesla

A Newborn Kitten Named Tesla

I have a story to tell. About a week ago, say around October the 8th, a tiny star with a very loud mewl was born. This little star almost fizzled out. We honestly don’t know what happened and can only guess. My landlady has family in our neighborhood–they...
New Unlimited Edition of Let’s Get Stoned!

New Unlimited Edition of Let’s Get Stoned!

Let’s Get Stoned! is a free ebook of 18 minerals in my gem and mineral collection that I give out freely, but today I want to talk about the unlimited version of this ebook. As my gem and mineral collection grows, so will this ebook.   Working on a new...
What Is Specular Hematite?

What Is Specular Hematite?

While in Atlanta, I came across a stone that looked like the night sky. At first, I thought it was a type of Goldstone, but upon picking it up it felt a lot heavier than the manmade gem that also sparkles like the night sky. Specular Hematite is a type of hematite...
Tesla Rocks: Chalcanthite

Tesla Rocks: Chalcanthite

I love Tesla just as much as I love crystals and minerals and gems. So I bring them together in my Tesla Rocks series where I compare a Tesla car to a mineral. If this @Tesla Roadster were a mineral it would be Chalcanthite, a hydrated water-soluble copper sulfate....
Mother’s Day Gems and Mineral Show ATL Recap

Mother’s Day Gems and Mineral Show ATL Recap

I had a blast over Mother’s Day when I went to Atlanta to visit friends, family and check out the gems and mineral show up in Marietta. I even got to meet my biological sister, Ashley, for the first time and we are a lot alike. But we know that’s not why...
What is Hyalite Opal And Is It Radioactive?

What is Hyalite Opal And Is It Radioactive?

A few months ago, I came across a photo of this glow in the dark opal. Some of the research I was reading up on said that it glowed due to low levels of uranium in the opal, which is a pretty rare opal. It sounded unreal and I mentally put the gem on my bucket list of...
Baton Rouge Gem and Mineral Show

Baton Rouge Gem and Mineral Show

Gems, Minerals, Fossils and Fun!     Today I had a fun adventure at the Marriott here in Baton Rouge with my friend Joanna. We went to the gem, mineral and fossil sale show that was hosted by Rock Trading out of Dallas. I shared my videos and gems on...