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2008-07-17 03:00:29

By Anonymous SUMMER ENTICEMENTS: Despite the price of gasoline, there are mineral events aplenty to lure us onto the open road with our vacation days. For those who want to escape the heat and humidity of their home state, the cool climes of Michigan's Upper Peninsula entice with the Copper Country Mineral Retreat, 3-10 August, in the historic Lake Superior native copper district. The event encompasses a full schedule of activities: underground collecting, prepared surface collecting,...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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