Do You Know the Meaning of This Word?

Boys and Girls, Do you like to learn new words and their meanings? I do. Recently, I was asking Siri a question. This is how she answered me. She said, "I'm cogitating." This is a big word. Do you know the meaning of this word?  When I heard it, I thought to myself, "...

Arrival of the Fall Season

Arrival of the Fall Season

Are you as excited as I am about the arrival of the fall season? During the fall I would visit my grandmother in Liberty, Kentucky. While I was there, one of my favorite fall activities was raking leaves. I recall a time when my younger sister, Linda, and I raked a...

Fun Facts about Joshua Trees

Fun Facts about Joshua Trees

(This is my daughter, Catherine, who traveled with us to see the Joshua Trees at the national park.) Boys and Girls, In my last blog post, I challenged you to discover the name of the place in the photo I posted. (Click here to read the last blog post). It's okay if...

Road Trip Across America

Road Trip Across America

Boys and Girls, Have you ever been on a road trip? My husband, Eric, and I recently took a road trip all the way from our home in Brentwood, TN to Los Angeles, CA. While on our journey which was over two thousand miles, I was amazed by the beautiful sites we saw. We...

Trumpeter Swans

The picture I posted last time is a trumpeter swan. Trumpeter swans are the largest swans in the world and they are native to North America. Do you know what the word, native, means? Share what you find out. https://youtu.be/IuO33FwalGE Do you know what the trumpeter...

Not All Robins Migrate

In my last blog post I asked: "Do robins migrate?" I have found out that some robins do migrate. And some don't! Robins look for fruit in the winter. If there are no fruit bearing trees in their area, they will migrate. Also, robins need more food when it is cold, and...

A Sign of Spring

A Sign of Spring

Hi Boys and Girls. I am happy you are checking out my blog. A few days ago I took a picture of this robin in a nearby park. I remember when I was a child growing up in Cincinnati, OH, my mother told me, "If you see a robin it is a sign of spring." I want to find out...

What Do You Like To Do?

What Do You Like To Do?

When I was little, I liked to draw squirrels and birds. When I grew up, my mom told me she could always find my pictures when she visited school, because there would be a bird or squirrel in the picture. My sister, Linda, didn't like to draw.  She liked to count...

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