Re: [gardeners] The price of rocks

George Shirley (
Sun, 17 May 1998 10:21:55

At 08:04 AM 5/17/98 -0600, you wrote:
>>Okay, here's the deal. Miz Anne and I have a fairly extensive seashell
>>collection numbering in the thousands. Some are fairly rare, some are
>>common, some are never seen in the US because they come from a restricted
>>area of the Middle East.  Ship me a ton of your non-descript grey rocks and
>>I will ship you 10 lbs of rare seashells. <BSEG> Sound fair? If so, would
>>you like to buy a bridge with a railing on both sides that depicts paired
>>flintlock pistols?
>Can the pistols be replaced by Lillian's cherubim with flaming swords?  How
>about chunks of black basalt with petrified bird droppings thereon instead
>of grey rocks?  Margaret
This an actual bridge that crosses the Calcasieu River at Lake Charles. The
railing has a decorative freize(sp?) of crossed flintlock pistols. Are the
petrified bird droppings identifiable as such? Would make an interesting
conversation piece. "See that rock there, a putrified bird crapped on it."