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I made an unexpected trip to Parker County to meet my daughter halfway between Abilene and DFW to pick up my wife and son who were arriving home after a trip to Maine. I arrived an hour or so early and knowing I was in a fossiliferous zone I started thinking where I might find a cut or two to kill some time and have some fun to boot. I know some retail outlets in the area are cut into the hillsides so I started circling a few and checking out the back lots. I finally located a retaining wall behind one of the locations and behind the retaining wall I found a 200' strip of Walnut Clay. The site contained mostly Gryphea and an occasional Nethea or worn irregular echinoid, but after an hour of searching I finally found one tiny Salenia Texana, perhaps not in the best of shape, but the best one of it's kind I have found so far. Moral of the story: if you happen to make an unexpected trip to a known fossil-bearing zone and have an hour or so to kill, don't hesitate to check out what might be hiding behind the retaining walls of the local establishments.