|Why yes, they are 1/100th the size of a dime.|
"Ok, well hon, mommy's a little busy here. Can you use your eyes and see what I'm doing? Maybe we can talk in a few minutes?"
"Oh My Gosh mom!! You lost my crinoid in the washer! Wait, no!!! You lost it in the dryer...is that what you're getting out of the dryer?!? Dear Lord in Heaven, you can't use the vacuum! Aggghhh!!! NOT THE VACUUM. YOU MUST NOT SUCK UP MY CRINOIDS!!!!"
|A severe drought makes for one hell of a crinoid dig.|
And that's exactly why every night after school, for the past two weeks, we've been doing our own fossil dig. We're looking for crinoids. After the school settles down and all the kids go home, we slip back to the back corner of the playground and we dig.