Even old 'acorn-head had a go.

above: Feran Hammond and _______, two busy virtuosos.

right: Doug Bell seems pleased at having 

got that stone to stand still at it's point.

below: Fred's daughter got into it too.

though one of the events of the Lithic Olympics, wasn't done as a competition but was just as much fun to watch. It was a challenging form of play that went on quietly over at the edge of the museum grounds. Most of those involved were new to it, but before long they became adept.

(Check out the Tektonika Gallery feature on "The Art of Balancing Stones" athttp://stonefoundation.org/gallery/index1.html)