Tag Archive for McKinney Texas

Interlude

“The sun rose to a cloudless sky and what seemed to be an endless sea of waving grass. The prairie goes on forever as far as the eye can see. The wildflowers make it look like a floral tapestry woven with threads of yellow, white, blue, lavender and pink” ~ Nellie Morgan, 1855. Back in…

Jurassic Texas

Dinosaurs! I encountered a small exhibit of them at The Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas, which is right here in my neck of the woods. My children went through a period when they both loved anything to do with prehistoric reptiles. I delighted in this interest, because I had wanted…