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Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary: A Great to Place to Spend a Day!

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, located in Naples, Florida, is one of 41 National Audubon Societies.  Audubon societies “protect birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow, throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education, and on-the-ground conservation.”  Corkscrew Sanctuary covers about 13,000 acres and has a 2.25-mile boardwalk. 

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Do You Want to See the Desert in Bloom?

  Cacti in Bloom So, in my first post about the Desert Botanical Garden, I wrote that I wanted to visit when the cacti were flowering.  Well, I did it!  My husband and I visited in April, and things were more beautiful than I imagined!  We saw many different cacti,

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Geocaching is Super Fun and Healthy for Families

  What is Geocaching? Basically, geocaching is a worldwide treasure hunt!  It started in 2000.  Since then, over 3 million caches (things that are hidden) have been placed around the world.  Once the treasure is found a log is signed, so the hider knows who’s found it. The Science Behind

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The Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix is Impressive to Tour

  Where is the Desert Botanical Garden? I visited the Desert Botanical Garden in January while visiting my daughter and son-in-law in Phoenix, Arizona.  The gardens are in the Sonoran Desert.  This desert covers much of the southern half of Arizona, some of southeastern California, and part of Mexico.   Like

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Visiting Spring Lake, a Beautiful Gem, in San Marcos!

About Spring Lake Spring Lake is located at the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment.  Archaeologists uncovered evidence that this is the oldest continually inhabited place in North America, with human activity going back 11,500 years.  In 1994, Texas State University purchased the land.  The mission of the University

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Pepito, a Blind Cat, Is So Happy to “See” Us!

Pepito is So Happy to “See” Us! We first met Pepito, a blind cat, four years ago when visiting our son and his girlfriend in Kanab, Utah.  Both Craig and Carrie worked at Best Friend’s Animal Sanctuary, the largest no-kill sanctuary in the United States. Craig and Carrie have numerous

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Four Great Reasons to Visit Chimney Bluffs State Park!

Moe and I decided to take our first trip since Covid-19 started.  We thought we would begin with someplace near home that we hadn’t seen before.  Chimney Bluffs State Park in Walcott, New York did not disappoint!  Here are four reasons that you should visit this area! Views of Chimney

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The Bay of Fundy is Guaranteed to Amaze You!

  Why visit the Bay of Fundy? The Bay of Fundy is one of the seven Natural Wonders of North America.  It is known for its massive tidal swings.  This Bay had been on Moe’s list of places to see for a long time.  So, to celebrate his retirement from

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What is World Ocean Day?

What is World Ocean Day? We celebrate World Ocean Day to remind people of its importance.  The ocean provides more than fifty percent of the air we breathe.  It also absorbs a lot of carbon dioxide.  Furthermore, the ocean helps to regulate our climate.  World Ocean Day is a day

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