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Dinosaur Travels:  Museum of the Rockies

Dinosaur Travels: Museum of the Rockies

Stop number 1 for our family on the Montana Dinosaur Trail is the Museum of the Rockies (MOR). The museum is in Bozeman, Montana. It boasts of having the largest collection of Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops fossils in the world. On a winter trip to […]

Dinosaur Travels:  Two Medicine Dinosaur Center Bynum, Montana

Dinosaur Travels: Two Medicine Dinosaur Center Bynum, Montana

“I love you, I love you, my dinosaur.” -J Yolen and M Teague. How do dinosaurs say I love you?       I used to dread reptiles. But we have two children, aged 6 and 5, who can’t seem to get enough of dinosaurs. […]

Age of Dinosaurs

Age of Dinosaurs

Kids and dinosaurs: their fascination is fascinating. When our nephew Christopher was 6, he wanted to be a paleontologist and would rattle off scientific names of dozens of these long-gone creatures. Uncle Victor’s tongue gets twisted just trying to say some of them. Our son […]

Trains in Snoqualmie

Trains in Snoqualmie

Down by the station early in the morning See the little pufferbillies all in a row See the engine driver pull his little lever Puff, puff! Chuff, chuff! Toot, toot! Off we go!     There’s something about trains and tots. They listen to Thomas […]

B is for Berries, C is for Cherries

B is for Berries, C is for Cherries

Let’s start at the very beginning A very good place to start When you read you begin with ABC -Sound of Music, Do-Re-Mi   When you’re a kid growing up with the agricultural bounty of the Pacific Northwest, you learn that A is for Apples, […]

Hello

Hello

Our family started with an Internet hello.   One of us was in New England, the other was Denver-high.  We chatted on the world wide web and the exchange of words led to connection.  One thing led to another:  a romantic first meeting in Charleston, […]