Month: September 2011

Carpe Di-Chores!

How do you get your chores done? Do you drag your feet and grumble or do you carpe diem di-chores? Yes, we are lucky we live in a rural area. Otherwise the neighbors would always be calling the… Read More

Misty, The Amazing Abandoned Dog

This friendly, very thin, super pregnant dog was dumped out at our family’s rural property. Misty (we had to call her something) had 6 puppies 3 days later, in the woods, during a sustained rainfall.   Very young dog, obviously used… Read More

Long Island Children’s Museum

This small museum has interesting display on different types of sand from around the nation, a netted catwalk, a bubble area and simulated beach. The full-body bubble was a bust though because it wouldn’t go past CJ’s knees… Read More

Oh, I’m A Gummy Bear

Just when you thought it was safe to go about your business, you run across something cheesy and totally catchy that just sticks in your head like Velcro on steroids. Something you thought was long gone. Faded away… Read More

The Atchafalaya Basin

Today, we’re visiting the swamps of the Atchafalaya Basin in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. The 2011 Atchafalaya Basin Festival will be held on Saturday, November 12th in Henderson, Louisiana. Google search for “Breaux Bridge Louisiana Atchafalaya Basin swamp tours“. We’d… Read More

Eden Valley Refuge

One of the biggest decisions a family can make is where to spend their time and money. Sometimes it’s hard to know in advance if something is going to be appropriate for our kids, have the right amenities,… Read More

Crazy ‘Bout Crawfish Cajun Cafe

http://www.jscache.com/wejs?wtype=selfserveprop&uniq=49&locationId=1189481&lang=en_US&rating=true&nreviews=5&writereviewlink=true&popIdx=true&iswide=false&border=true On the 18th of August, we stopped at the Crazy ‘Bout Crawfish Cajun Cafe in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. We know the reviews on TripAdvisor are split pretty evenly between “this place rocks” and “this place sucks” but… Read More

Raging Texas Wildfires

This video is provided by the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department to illustrate the dangerous speed of fires like the ones currently raging here in Texas. For full coverage of the Bastrop County fires, please visit the Austin-American Statesman‘s website…. Read More

Today We’re Visiting – Garza Park

One of the biggest decisions a family can make is where to spend their time and money. Sometimes it’s hard to know in advance if something is going to be appropriate for our kids, have the right amenities,… Read More

Tagging The Park – With Art!

Someone has been going around one of the local parks and ‘tagging’ the bottom of the picnic tables with actual artwork. Another park had a Che Guevara profile pic but we didn’t have our camera on hand to… Read More