Sea Animals

The Puffer Fish…Uh…No Thank You!

As I wrote in a different blog, our family enjoyed having a salt water fish tank for about 9 years. It was fascinating, and as a home school mom, I felt like part of my science requirement was simply teaching the kids how to make the marine ecosystem work well enough for the sea creatures… Continue reading The Puffer Fish…Uh…No Thank You!

Goat Tales

Goat Tales Life Lesson #3: Show Enthusiasm When Someone Gives You a Gift.

We live in the moutains of Colorado, and even though it is only October, the prediction is up to a foot of snow tomorrow night! This means that our goats will be in the barn for a long time. They are intelligent animals who get easily bored. So my husband Mike, who is a good… Continue reading Goat Tales Life Lesson #3: Show Enthusiasm When Someone Gives You a Gift.

God's Relationship with Animals

Does God Speak to the Animals?

I was recently listening to the book of Jonah on my Bible CD's. You probably know the story. The fish swallowed Jonah and Jonah was inside the fish for three days. But I really took note during this account when it said "God commanded the fish to spit out Jonah." This is not the only… Continue reading Does God Speak to the Animals?

Goat Tales

Goat Tales: Life Lesson #2. We Need Each Other.

From day one since we got our three goats, Lucy, Sadie, and Miriam, there has been an obvious truth: goats are herd animals. (They always somehow appoint a herd leader, probably based on personality strength, and Lucy is the gal in our herd!) The goats pictured here are not our goats, but they are doing… Continue reading Goat Tales: Life Lesson #2. We Need Each Other.

Birds

Torpedo-Shaped Bird in a Tuxedo…the Penguin!

There's something about penguins that make people fall in love with them. They are cute and a little homely at the same time. They look friendly, but not exactly cuddly! And they are definitely intriguing. Their life style and their ways of doing things are captivating to study and to watch. Following are some interesting… Continue reading Torpedo-Shaped Bird in a Tuxedo…the Penguin!