Category Archives: Dust specs

Dreams and reality

Often, as we wait for the house to quiet down and the children to settle in and the hustle & bustle of the day to draw to a close, Jennifer and I will lay in bed and unwind. Since getting the kindle fire HDX, I’ve been browsing Reddit more, specifically /r/all, as I like to see what pictures get upvoted.

Often I will come across something I feel like sharing with her. Typically it will be an animal doing something cute or a landscape from around the world, but one thing that will always be brought to her attention are pictures of opals.

Like this boulder opal:

Or this fire opal:

Something tells me that they each would cost thousands of dollars, but they are beautiful, and never fail to make Jennifer sigh in appreciation.