Oh, Andy loved geology. I imagine it appealed to his meticulous nature. An IceAge here, a million years of mountain-building there. Geology is the study of pressure and time. That's all it takes, really. Pressure and time.
With the spirit of her people who would not know defeat, even when it stared them in the face, she raised her chin. She could get Rhett back. She knew she could. There had never been a man she couldn't get, once she set her mind upon him.