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Happy New Year

By Gary Ryan Blair

The new year has not always begun on January 1, and it doesn't begin on that date everywhere today. It begins on that date only for cultures that use a 365-day solar calendar.

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St. Nicholas Visits the Quarry

The author of this twisted Christmas tale wishes to remain anonymous. – Ed.

Twas the night before Christmas at the aggregates plant,
Not a creature was stirring, not even an ant.

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Glow in the Dark Rocks

By Mark S. Kuhar

Have you ever thought about making an aggregates product that glows in the dark? Think of the possibilities. Roads with glowing berms; driveways that light up at night; sidewalks lit up like a Christmas tree.

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A Rock is a Rock is a Rock

Over the years, people have uttered many profound statements, everything from, “To be or not to be, that is the question,” to “Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.”

You may have never thought about it, since you talk about them every day, but people have quite a bit to say about rocks. Here are some of my favorite quotations.

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After Work, You Can Play!

By Mark S. Kuhar

There’s a new video game in town and it features, well, rocks! ATLUS dropped a quarry's worth of new assets and information for the upcoming Rock of Ages, a game of tower offense featuring fast-paced strategy, high art, and gigantic boulders of doom.

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