Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: Fulton Mansion

*Joey and William will be guests here on the blog as they document our Nature Challenge journey for 2016. The Challenge: Explore Harriet’s Garden and the yard behind the mansion.  Use the plant markers to locate the plants in your mission.  Complete the worksheet.  Observe the plants and flowers.  Sketch your favorite.  After Goose Island … Continue reading Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: Fulton Mansion

Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: Goose Island State Park

*Joey and William will be guests here on the blog as they document our Nature Challenge journey for 2016. The Challenge:  We chose Challenges #2 and #3: #2:  Complete a Scavenger Hunt. #3:  Become a nature detective to find out who lives at Goose Island State Park by walking along the trail and looking for … Continue reading Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: Goose Island State Park

Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: Port Aransas Nature Preserves

*Joey and William will be guests here on the blog as they document our Nature Challenge journey for 2016. The Challenge:  Visit one of the Nature Preserves in Port Aransas.  Choose a topic from the list of ideas and present our experience in a creative way.  Share it online. J:  We went to Port Aransas … Continue reading Coastal Bend Nature Challenge: Port Aransas Nature Preserves

Opening Ceremony for the 2016 Coastal Bend Nature Challenge

*Joey and William will be guests here on the blog as they document our Nature Challenge journey for 2016. Opening Ceremony by Joey and William On August 13th Auntie Leslie, Uncle Dustin, and Alex came down from Austin to go to the Opening Ceremony at the South Texas Botanical Gardens with us. We started by … Continue reading Opening Ceremony for the 2016 Coastal Bend Nature Challenge

October Daybook

In my backyard…it was autumn, for a very brief moment.  Now it is summer again and it seems weird to have pumpkins scattered about. I am remembering…this sweet little girl…oh how she has grown! I am grateful for…a quick visit with Mom.  It was much too short, but a little is better than nothing. I … Continue reading October Daybook