By Jill Henderson – Show Me Oz –
Even though we just had a string of lovely, sunny days, overall, it’s been a pretty gloomy winter here in Oz. Early cold and snow, persistently cloudy skies, and a generous dose of downright gloomy days are enough to chase just about everyone indoors. The temporary respite we just had will be followed by a weekend of snow and rain and who knows what else. Despite all that, there are good reasons to get outside; and get movin’. My reason of late has been good ol’-fashioned rock pickin’ – a hillbilly pastime if there ever was one.
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By Jill Henderson
Behind our house, the forest slopes down to a narrow valley that Ozarkers would call a “holler”. In some places the hillside is smoothly covered with a carpet of dead leaves and in others it is a jumble of ankle-twisting rocks of every dimension and color. In one particular place the rocks are so
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