Fall leaves

Fall leaves

It was a cool crisp start to the day this morning with a low of 42. However tomorrow morning may be a bit nippy-er. Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Wind is turning

Wind is turning

Today, the wind was mostly out of the south. However by 3pm it had changed to the WNW (292 degrees). Forecast predicts 43 degrees in the morning. And even colder Friday morning. At our house, that means it could possibly be as much as ten degrees colder. Out comes the winter apparel! Keep looking! The…

Yum for the spider

Yum for the spider

Can I find anything at home of interest? Of course I can! Here are today’s finds! Snakes Diversified Explosively After the Dinosaurs Were Wiped Out 66 Million Years Ago The Moon’s Top Layer Has Enough Oxygen To Sustain 8 Billion People for 100,000 Years Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and…

No dogs

No dogs

On the first visit to the grasslands, we took the dogs with us. However on this day, we went without the dogs so we could go down in the ravine. This Colorado ‘solar garden’ is literally a farm under solar panels Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you…

A short visit

A short visit

Thursday (November 11th) we went to the grasslands for a short visit. Old Gracie could not go far, but she worn her smile the entire time. Like who wouldn’t if you get to visit the grasslands, right? Human-size ammonites swam the Atlantic Ocean 80 million years ago Late, robust monarch butterfly migration evokes cautious optimism…

The fossil finds!

The fossil finds!

I got the Dixon Water Foundation posts out of order and this really is the last one for November 9th. So as promised earlier, this post is about the fossils. These were all found on the DWF outing on November 9th. Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you…

Yippee-ki-yay!

Yippee-ki-yay!

Tuesday (November 9th) was certainly a wonderful outing. And the company was great too! The Dixon Water Foundation ranch is a place I hope to explore in more detail in the coming years. The foundation has been honored with the 2017 Leopold Conservation Award, a Lone Star Land Steward Award and a Texas Environmental Excellence…

Running water

Running water

The water at the grotto was running yesterday. There is something about running water that is so soothing! Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Back again

Back again

Another gorgeous day at the Dixon Water Foundation! Intact, 1,200-Year-Old Canoe Recovered From Wisconsin Lake Who Was the Real James Bond? Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Can you hear the barrens

Can you hear the barrens

Today, I will conclude the Friday 5th outing. As I mentioned yesterday, we stayed awhile at the bottom of the slope of the barrens. Do butterflies retain their caterpillar memories? How Scientists Are Using Robotic Animals to Learn About Real Ones Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you…

More

More

Yesterday I told you I did not find the quillwort (yet). However that does not mean that we did not have a lovely outing. Here is more of what we found on the slopes of the barrens. Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you…