Puff!

Puff!

This concludes another wonderful grasslands outing! I hope the heat breaks soon. Today’s high was 91.5 degrees here at our house. So thankful there was a breeze today! Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Quick sand!

Quick sand!

So the right short branch of the creek was most interesting. Of course, we tend to find something no matter which way we turn. Always something to see right! And now we continue to the left. Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Fallen tree

Fallen tree

This really was a beautiful lane. And did I mention it was in the shade. That makes it an good place to explore! Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

The small stuff…

The small stuff…

Still on the shady lane, we walked further. Women’s Equality Day: Celebrating NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson’s Legacy Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Next stop

Next stop

I did not have a destination for our next stop after the False Foxglove location. So we headed towards Moss Lake. More tomorrow as we walked further down the shady lane. It is National Dog Day so if you have a furry dog friend, be sure to give him or her a hug! Lastly, don’t…

Still in the woods

Still in the woods

Since the creek was mostly dry on this outing, we managed to go the entire length of the creek within the grasslands’ boundary. This post will finish the creek portion of the outing. ‘World’s Worst Invasive Weed’ Sold at Many U.S. Garden Centers Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the…

40 feet deep

40 feet deep

The ditch had gotten too narrow with no place to walk. So we had to find a way up. This brought us back out to an open meadow next to the railroad tracks. We headed down along a fence to get back to the ditch. I found this 18 minute 2016 TED talk… How trees…

Down

Down

So in the last post, we were about to head down into the gully. In the early part of it, the greenbriar became thick and out came the clippers. Indeed obstacles are part of the adventure! Keep looking!

Our goal

Our goal

The goal was to reach the creek. So we continued deeper into the bottomland. So more to come in tomorrow’s post of the grasslands outing! Article: This article is several years old, but certainly fascinating I thought…Bumblebees confused by iridescent colors Keep looking!

Sweet sixteen…

Sweet sixteen…

Today’s post will conclude Thursday, July 1st outing. We found four different ferns, bugs, fungi, and plants on that day. Always wonderful to get out on the grasslands. The holiday is over and it is back to work. Oh wait, every day is a work day and/or a day off for those of us retired….