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Gold Mine

By catie and alia on January 11, 2011

This snow shines like diamonds except for without all the business of mining among the small villages within the African jungles. Do you wonder how those pieces travel from remote jungles into our possession? I imagine the gems miss their humid surroundings when frigid fingers separate them from the womb of maternal Africa. Children miss their parents when they venture off to college much like ducks waddling into a murky pond in Alabama. I was brainstorming methods of duck alchemy because seemingly normal moments are opportunities for golden ducky transformations! Snow-gazing while brainstorming leads to consideration unlike anything else mentioned.