Thurber Ghost Town

Several years ago I read about the ghost town of Thurber, located between Fort Worth and Abilene on I-20, and one October day we set out on a road trip to see the… Continue reading

Granbury Ghost and Legends Tour, Granbury

You need to beware the scary sights you’ll see on this post.  I don’t mean ghost, although we did see 2, I mean my bad pictures.  Dark corners make for great ghost stories,… Continue reading

Dinosaur Puppets

Meet Lenny the Longneck.  My kids and I had a blast making these cute little lunch bag puppets, then they put on a show for my husband and me. Thanks to Texas Parks… Continue reading

Woodsy Owl and Smokey the Bear

Here are some fun facts about our countries most recognizable forest celebrities.  Both Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl are representatives of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service. Smokey was “born” in… Continue reading

National Championship Pow Wow, Traders Village, Grand Prairie

The Annual National Championship Pow-Wow at Traders Village in Grand Prairie is September 15 – 17th, 2017. In our family, everything is a ritual. If we love something, we try to go back… Continue reading