Happy World Giraffe Day on June 21!! Did you know that giraffes are on the IUCN’s Red List, meaning they are endangered? I cannot imagine a world without giraffes, can you?!🦒 If you want to help, go to Giraffe Conservation and donate. Enjoy the photos of giraffes from our many safaris, photos by Randy Minton and Alexandra Minton Photography![Read more…] about HAPPY WORLD GIRAFFE DAY
by Melissa Page
7 Productive Ways to Cope with Social Distancing and Related Changes
Good manners tell people to respect and maintain personal boundaries. The current pandemic puts an emphasis on the physical distance of at least six feet when interacting with others. Social distancing also means avoiding places that attract crowds or limiting the time and frequency of being in these places.[Read more…] about 7 Productive Ways to Cope with Social Distancing
Let’s Celebrate World Oceans Day and Underwater Wednesday with Photos of the Ocean.
Our oceans sustain us. Not only us, but all life on earth. We must take better care of it. For World Oceans Day and Underwater Wednesday, I post some of my favorite photos of the incomparable beauty of our oceans.
“For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it.” Jacque-Yves Cousteau.[Read more…] about Celebrating World Oceans Day and Underwater Wednesday with Photos of the Ocean
Water features are now open at Jellystone Park locations across Texas. Water zones and water slides at Jellystone Park locations in Burleson, Canyon Lake and Kerrville opened Friday, May 29.
As the weather heats up, growing numbers of families are enjoying the water slides, splashgrounds, lazy rivers and other amenities and activities at the seven Jellystone Park locations across Texas.
*As of this writing, Covid19 cases in Texas are going up.[Read more…] about WATER FEATURES ARE NOW OPEN AT JELLYSTONE PARK LOCATIONS ACROSS TEXAS
Dallas Arboretum Reopens June 1st with Advance Ticket Reservations Required
WHEN: Monday, June 1st
- 7:00-9:00 a.m. – Members Only Entrance
- 9:00 a.m. – Open to the Public!
- 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Media Preview – RSVPs are required.
WHO/WHAT:The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden reopens and welcomes visitors just in time to celebrate the beginning of summer to enjoy the outdoors. Advance online timed tickets are now required. Face masks are highly encouraged in the garden, but they are required in restrooms and indoor facilities. To keep guests and employees safe, the garden is operating with new federal, state and local guidelines to minimize physical contact and adhere to social distancing including the City of Dallas’ policy and guidelines for wearing masks. In addition, a maximum of 1,000 people are allowed in the garden at any one time during a four-hour block. The Dallas Arboretum has created a modified path around the garden to make it easier for people to enjoy the beautiful grounds while social distancing. There is also a half-mile path from each parking lot. The Paseo de Flores is now two ways in most areas, so people may come in and take a quick trip to their favorite picnic areas. Guests can also enjoy respite in the Pecan Grove, the Jonsson Color Garden, on the Camp House Lawn and the lawn of the Lay Family Garden.[Read more…] about Dallas Arboretum Reopens June 1st with Advance Ticket Reservations Required
The New 2nd Edition of ALL FISH FACES ebook is now available to pre-order on Amazon, the paperback will follow on June 8, and I am so excited! The 2nd Edition has new facts, new photos, and a new look that will knock your socks off! I don’t really know where that saying comes from, but you get the idea![Read more…] about The New 2nd Edition of ALL FISH FACES will publish June 8!