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enchanted forest at wild bear

Posted on October 16th, 2012 by mountain girl  |  7 Comments »

Saturday we headed to Nederland’s fall nature festival: the Enchanted Forest. Wild Bear Nature Center puts on the festival, and it’s really fun. Face painting is always number one on our list. Isn’t she funny? We had to laugh every time she looked at us. The Forest Animal Tour is the best part. We rode […]


Posted on September 13th, 2012 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

Luceros as Cowboys: Family Portrait Dancing Princess Zebra Being Chased by a Lion (unfinished) Owls She draws all the time, that girl. When the room is quiet, I look behind the furniture, and there she is on the floor, drawing. Here are a few I snatched up before she crumpled them. (Yes, she’s a dreadful […]

bioblitz 2012

Posted on August 27th, 2012 by mountain girl  |  8 Comments »

National Geographic’s annual Biodiversity Festival was held at Estes Park this year. Saturday morning we all hopped in the car and skedaddled on over. The event was geared toward folks of all ages (3-103, as the website said). There were a ton of science exhibits, with National Geographic folks everywhere to explain the exhibits and […]

squirmy worms at wild bear

Posted on July 18th, 2012 by mountain girl  |  3 Comments »

This morning we joined Wild Bear for an outdoor hike and workshop on Worms and Other Squirmies. We were gone less than three hours. I took a nap before we left, and another as soon as we got home. I ate before we left, and again when we got home, and had a snack while […]

kitty by zia

Posted on June 11th, 2012 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

There was also a drawing of a mouse, which has strangely disappeared. That cat does seem to be looking hungrily at something…