And I'm talking about Jeffrey, not Danae. I'd reproduce the comic but would probably be in copyright trouble for it. Wiley Miller ooften hits the nail on the head in the science-political world.
I seriously remember as a kid playing with the hose in mom's rose garden and getting absolutely captivated by the patterns of evolution and deposition in the garden soil. And I have quickly established who the best potential geology majors are by watching how they get trapped in lab by stream tables!