The Oxbow
The Oxbow
Nov 18, 2021
Rocks | Episode 5
Play • 32 min

In this episode of The Oxbow the suggestion from a postcard was "rocks." After a joking chastisement of the submitter for giving too specific a suggestion (The Lessons that rocks can teach us) some considerations of how rocks inspire the phrase "rock 'n roll" which brings in a discussion of oral and literate culture. Other reflections emerge on the elder function of ground up ceramics used as temper for new clay and of course the Central American goddess Chalchiuhtlicue.

And the nature word of the day comes back!

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