Friday, April 27, 2012
Monday, April 23, 2012
April 22, 1970, was the first celebrated Earth Day.
Friday, April 20, 2012
|Elephant Rocks State Park, Ironton, MO|
If you've looking for a unique place to spend time outside with your family, check out the link below.
You will marvel that Missouri has these giant boulders. Children may think they are visiting places where dinosaurs once roamed. The park is a great place to hike the trails and see the sights. Take along a picnic lunch and plenty of water to quench your thirst. Look for the farkleberry bush growing in the crevices.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
The Tulip Poplar in my yard is blooming and the bees are buzzing! Our grown son planted this tree when he was in fourth grade. It did not bloom for several years. Now, it provides great habitat for bluebirds and insects. We enjoy the sights, sounds and shade the tree offers.
Next week I'm helping a few Boy Scouts plant some pine and cypress trees on their schoolyard for others to enjoy.
Find time to take children outside and enjoy the nature around you.
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G is for Ellie, our Golden Retriever. She loves walking to the woods, getting in the water and digging up moles. When we have a party, Ellie...
This was my first experience with the A to Z Challenge. I decided to participate the day before the challenge began. I'd heard about it ...