Updates on the farm mess and animals, garden, greenhouse, and our Texas field trip adventures… not to mention some links and info you won’t want to miss!
We’ve been a great many field trips in all the years I’ve homeschooled. We started homeschooling in 2001. I began blogging about it in 2005, and many of our field trips have been documented in some fashion here. I still have a ton to get blogged, but homeschooling got ahead of me – my eldest […]
I was looking something up on the computer the other day and tried to find a post on my blog for someone about the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum (because we’ve gone there umpteen times and it is one of my VERY FIRST A-LIST field trips to suggest to anyone visiting Austin)… and lo, […]
Contemporary Austin – Laguna Gloria Museum is on the US National Register of Historic Places. It was built on land that was originally owned by Stephen F. Austin (whose name was taken for the Capital of Texas). The beautiful Italian inspired “villa” on the site was built later on by Clara Driscoll and her husband […]
A few years ago, when my little wranglers were knee-high to a grasshopper, I took them to the Chisholm Trail Days in Georgetown, Texas. They wrote a little blurb about it in the Georgetown View the year after we went if you wanted to get a glimpse of what it might have been like when you […]
ALL ABOARD!!!! If you love riding on the rails, the “Cedar Park train” is a field trip you won’t want to miss. Rail travel is so relaxing. You can learn about history, take in the scenery, or just kick back and take a snooze with the monotonous clickety-clack of the rails and the breeze in […]
I’m starting back up with my Field Trip Foto Friday Series that I started back in 2005 when I began blogging. In the interested of keeping things fresh for homeschoolers looking to take field trip adventures, I’m updating some of our favorite field trips in the past. This article originally posted in 2006. Austin (and […]