Bag of Rocks

Img073 It is curious to me that no matter where you are in this great nation of ours, there is one constant in nearly every gift store or amusement park or roadside attraction.

"Bag of Rocks."

For some reason that I cannot understand, there seems to be a deep-seated desire in the heart of vacationing children across the globe to get a "bag of rocks" when they are on a trip.

Frankly, I think the wholething is brilliant, and we need to honor the inventor of the "bag of rocks" as the entrpreneur of the century. He or she has been able to convince the American child that they need to spend $3.00 for shinier version of something they can pick uplong the side of the road.

Come to think of it, I wonder if the person who invented the "bag of rocks" was also the same person who came up with the idea of bottled water/

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Posted on June 25, 2007, in Dad stuff. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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