Archive for the ‘Nature’ Category

Indian Blankets

Indian Blankets

Indian Blankets – Indian Blankets are wildflowers that bloom in the summer and into the fall.  They grow everywhere around where I live.  Indian Blankets are native wildflowers which means they grow on their own in Colorado and Texas and all over the plains.  I love the […]

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Bobcat

bobcat

Bobcat – This is a bobcat looking for water at a cow tank on my Papa’s ranch in West Texas. Bobcats have a really whiskered face and black tufted ears. I love the way their ears tuft out, it reminds me of my hair in the morning. […]

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Songbirds

black-crested titmouse

Songbirds – I made this birdfeeder and hung it a cottonwood tree in my backyard.  I made it with my little sister.  It wasn’t hard, all we did was cut up some wood boards and cut a little bit of wire and we worked together on it […]

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Beaver Dam

beaver dam

Beaver Dam – This is a beaver dam on the Purgatoire River in Colorado. I love how the beavers have to weave together so many sticks in a watertight pattern, and how they work so hard at it. Beaver dams are great because they create beaver ponds, […]

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Monarch caterpillar

Monarch caterpillar

Monarch Caterpillar – Today I found this monarch caterpillar. Isn’t it beautiful? I love the yellow, white, and black stripes that wind around its body. Soon it will make its chrysalis and turn into a majestic Monarch butterfly, with beautiful black and orange colored wings. I wish […]

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Drought

drought

Drought – Colorado isn’t very colorful is it?  This is a part of Colorado most people never see, the eastern flat and dry side of the state.  Just grass and ranches.  The only green things are cactus and yucca.  Do you see the tumble weeds on the […]

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