Just a Note… From Cloudy Galveston

Moody Gardens Hotel Room Upgrade

I thought I would share a little update with my one hour of solitude before I step out of this quiet hotel room into the swarming sea of a Galveston blog conference to capture it with my camera. I never have quiet like this at my house; but I wouldn’t change that for the world. […]

Bright Bloggy Spot on the Horizon: Blog Elevated Conference

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I’ve got the summer-time blues. Yep, the end of summer, and the beginning of the school year. I am not dreading the end of 100 degree heat (this Saturday the “feels like” temp was 121 – I kid you not). I do, however, dread the end of extra free time… even though we suffered through […]

Galveston Christmas and Cold Season Adventures

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We set out for Galveston in mid-December after getting over a nasty cold – without Daddy, who had to work overtime. Moody Gardens had invited me to attend their Festival of Lights and come take a few fun guided educational tours and participate in all the Christmas attractions they had to offer. It was going […]

Field Trip Fun : Moody Gardens and Stewart Beach

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Each year before the Texas Homeschool Coalition’s conference in the Woodlands, TX (near Houston), they schedule a fun excursion field trip for families. This year the field trip was quite a ways away in Galveston, Texas at Moody Gardens®. Moody Gardens is a unique place with all sorts of educational promise: * over 5,500 animals […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Galveston Beach

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The trip to Galveston that we made in March of 2004 was not just for fun, although that is exactly what we had anyway! We were studying Kings and Queens in the KONOS Obedience Unit and were on a mission to include a field trip – even without much option for those types of things […]

Field Trip Foto Friday: Bolivar Lighthouse

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Bolivar Lighthouse and Light Keeper’s House – Galveston, TX In the 2003-4 School Year (which we’re still trying to get finished up by posting a few of the field trips we had photos from), we studied about light in a KONOS Unit. We studied about man-made lights, God-made lights, rainbows, wavelengths, lighthouses, bioluminescence and more. […]