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Today is good. [Nov. 18th, 2005|04:16 pm]
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After being a geoscience student for the past 4 years, I finally bought myself a nice rock hammer. It is beautiful.

It's about 18 inches long and is very well balanced. My favorite professor, Dr. Ignacio Pujana, pointed out that I could do some real damage with it.

I also got a nice loupe, and a field notebook. I am ready to go. Well just about. I need some non-ugly protective eyewear, then I will be ready to go.

I love my tools.

Today, I unfortunately had to turn down a wonderful opportunity to work with the hot-looking professor, Dr. Nathan Miller (if you ever want to take a geology course, take him just for the eye-candy). He asked for my artistic experience to help him put together a Snowball Earth presentation and display for the university. It would be in the spring, but that is when I will be having the baby.

Today, I also found out that the lunar regolith was analyzed at UTD. Cool, eh?

[User Picture]From: dartpoly
2005-11-18 10:24 pm (UTC)
for not-so-ugly protective eyewear, consider Riding Goggles -- acquired from a motorcycle shop. there's at least passing consideration given to "looks" there.
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[User Picture]From: najwa_maryam
2005-11-18 10:37 pm (UTC)
thanks for the cool tip, Dart!!
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[User Picture]From: tristan_moore
2005-11-18 10:42 pm (UTC)
That is a very sexy hammer you got there, sister! :)
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[User Picture]From: najwa_maryam
2005-11-18 11:49 pm (UTC)
It seems to attract the nice chicks too!!
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[User Picture]From: copia
2005-11-18 11:27 pm (UTC)
Is that a hammer in your pocket, or do you want to make out?
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[User Picture]From: najwa_maryam
2005-11-18 11:49 pm (UTC)
yes and yes
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From: the_gumbie_cat
2005-11-19 05:54 am (UTC)
nothing sexier then a pregnant woman with 18inches of steel.

congrats on the new toy.

good luck finding some styleish googles..my suggest is to hunt up some industrial dj's hha
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From: alethea93
2005-11-19 08:53 pm (UTC)
it's so big... :)
i love my rock hammer. i still have my county roads map book with all the cool fossil spots and swimming holes in texas charted!

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From: enigmius93
2005-11-21 04:15 pm (UTC)
Sort of a miniature Phoenix wand with wings, eh?
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