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.

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.

Wild Animals

Have You Ever Come Eye to Eye With a Bear?

Have you ever come eye to eye with a bear? I have! I should say "we" have, because most of the occasions of encountering bears were with my husband Mike. The first time we encountered a bear, we were walking around our block in Colorado Springs at night when it was dark. A ranger had… Continue reading Have You Ever Come Eye to Eye With a Bear?

Birds

Budgies, What a Great Pet!

Budgies, commonly knows as parakeets, were a highlight in our home. Our favorite pair was Tinkerbell and Peter Pan (later referred to Tink and Pete). Tink was blue, and Pete was green (by the way, parakeets are by nature green, the other colors have been achieved through breeding). Colorful parrot Parakeets are a type of… Continue reading Budgies, What a Great Pet!

Goat Tales

Goat Tales. Life Lesson #1: People Need to Laugh

So my new blog, Goat Tales, was born from my husband Mike and I moving to the mountains and soon getting three goats. The blog site is not all about goats! Rather it describes and explores many different animals that God has created. It's a fun blog, and I am having a blast writing it.… Continue reading Goat Tales. Life Lesson #1: People Need to Laugh

Sea Animals

Sea Creatures That Have Lived In Our Home

In our home, schooling was mostly home schooling. I was born in Colorado, but did live a good number of years in California, and during our home schooling years in the midwest, I missed the ocean and all the creatures of the sea. So part of our education, both the kids' and mine, was to… Continue reading Sea Creatures That Have Lived In Our Home

Sea Animals

Dolphins, a Bundle of Mystery and Fun

God is a God of joy! He Himself has a joyful heart, and He loves it when we, His creations, express joy too! King David wrote in Psalm 104:26 of the sea creatures frolicking and playing in the ocean! God made them to show joy in this way. Have you ever seen a dolphin jumping… Continue reading Dolphins, a Bundle of Mystery and Fun