A Symphony of Birds: The Bosque del Apache

A Symphony of Birds: The Bosque del Apache

We spent the day at the Bosque del Apache Wildlife Refuge.  It was an incredible experience when a gaggle of snow geese took flight right in front of us. This slideshow requires JavaScript. Some of the children wrote poems while we were there: Butterfly pink and...
Ghost Ranch: Dragon Casting and Chimney Rock!

Ghost Ranch: Dragon Casting and Chimney Rock!

Today was a perfect combination of academic stimulation and outdoor inspiration!  Alex the Paleontologist entertained and informed us in the museum after we cast our dragon skull fossils and raptor claws.  Afterward we hiked toward Chimney Rock.  It was a summer-like,...
Journey to Bandelier via the Frey Trail!

Journey to Bandelier via the Frey Trail!

We had a unique vantage point of Bandelier National Monument today as we hiked from the Juniper Campground down to the Main Loop today via the Frey Trail.  It was stunning looking down into Frijoles Canyon at the peaking yellow cottonwoods below.  What a treat!  We...