Sun peeked out

Sun peeked out

It was not long before the blue sky started to peek through the clouds. We started on top of a mesa. Then we walked along the edge of the woods but still in the grasses. The Curious Task of Digitizing Darwin’s Beans and Butterflies Watch Leaves Change Color in a Matter of Seconds Keep looking!…

A month

A month

Wow, it has been a month since I have been to the grasslands! Certainly, have missed it. And today was the perfect weather for the outing! Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

Abilene State Park

Abilene State Park

This is the last part of trip. And it was quite nice too! The park has about four or so miles of trails which are mostly in the shade. A great trip! These Butterflies Full of Wasps Full of Microwasps Are a Science Nightmare Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and…

Another overnight at Monahans

Another overnight at Monahans

Our visit was over. So it was time to head back east. Another overnight stay at Monahans Sandhills State Park. Primordial “Hyper-Eye” Discovered: Astonishing 390 Million-Year-Old Hyper-Compound Eye With 200 Lenses Tomorrow’s post … Abilene State Park! Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you…

My brother’s place

My brother’s place

My brother and family live on five acres in the Chicuahuan Desert. His place abuts a fifty thousand acres ranch. Just how cool is that! On our last full day, we spend the day at his house exploring. And he took us in his ATV up to the top of a nearby hill as well….

Laguna Prieta Trail II

Laguna Prieta Trail II

This was a fun trail but what I did not tell you yesterday was that we took many wrong turns before we found the real Laguna Prieta Trail. Because of the wrong turns, we saw many picnic table areas and the trail that followed along side the road. The navigator (me), finally picked the right…

Laguna Prieta Trail

Laguna Prieta Trail

We enjoyed the park so much the day before, we decided to go again. We had plenty more trails to choose from! This post is all on the Laguna Prieta Trail. So my brother and his wife decided to come along with us this time. They had not been before because it had always had…

Along the road

Along the road

As we travel along the roads when we stop there is always stuff to find. You may have to look harder with all the mowing they do at the rest areas, but stuff is there. Here is some of what I found at the Ranger Safety Rest Area (I-20). Keep looking! The more you know,…

Monahans

Monahans

State parks are wonderful! And when we are out west, we almost always stay overnight at Monahans Sandhills State Park. We just love all that sand! Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

More near the pond

More near the pond

On these outings, I do not think I can run out of interesting things to see. In this post, we were still near the pond. Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and the more you see, the more you know.

False Buckwheat

False Buckwheat

False Buckwheat was a new plant for me and the grasslands! It could easily be overlooked and Jeanne spotted it. The vine was small but fairly long. Plus the American Beauty was getting it bright berries. So much fun! Birds Flocked to Pandemic-Silenced Cities Keep looking! The more you know, the more you see and…