Daily Archives: November 4, 2011

Gators! Martin Dies Jr. State Park

“Gators!” Martin Dies Jr. State Park

October 1, 2011


It was a packed house for the “Gators” class at Martin Dies Jr. State Park. A boy scout troop was there which is not the “norm.”


I had Austin sit by Anna to guard her from being bumped with her broke arm and Adam sat beside him. The place was so packed Stewart and I decided to stand at the back of the room to take pictures.

Once everyone got situated in the now “to small” building, Ms. Katherine began.


She asked for volunteers to help out with a skit. My kids being as shy as they are did not volunteer but Ms. Katherine called Adam, so he timidly went up, looking at me for reassurance. I give him a nod and a smile and he was fine.

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September 25-27, 2011

We were studying about “Astronomy” in science and so that took us out to the “Long Bridge” with our telescope in tow to see what we could see!


We set up the telescope and started to look around at the brightest stars.

End of Summer Hike

End of Summer Hike

September 24, 2011

This has been such a hot summer that with the 107* weather we have been cooped up inside under the air for too long. It was time to “GET OUT!” It is almost the end of summer and the weather cooled a bit so I was anxious to get on a hiking trail. The easiest one to go on was the little one at Boykin Springs. We have been here several times but it never seems to get old. Always something new to see. The wonderful thing about nature is it changes constantly.


The rocked spillway is mostly dry from the drought, we walk across the stone bridge without fear of getting wet .

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