Later, I learned about 719 Rocks! I was intrigued by the idea of people putting their creativity, heart, and time into projects that they simply gave away. Not knowing where they might end up. Most likely, never learning where their little works of art went.
I talked the grandkids into painting rocks with me. We set some out at random. Two have appeared on the Facebook page. One traveled from Old Colorado City to a downtown park. I am totally hooked, and have my rocks and paint on a table in the family room. My husband scoffed at first, then insisted he needed the tiny blue and yellow minion I painted for his desk.
A recent magazine article explains the groups mission here. The group made the local newspaper here.