As part of our Amazon Rainforest study we visited the Amazon Flooded Forest exhibit at the Oregon Zoo. This is a section we don’t generally spend a lot of time exploring. So, this was a great excuse to look a little closer. I had Farm Kid1 answer a few questions such as Which animal is the most colorful? Why? Which animal is the hardest to
Tulip Fest 2012
The Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm puts on a fantastic spring show each year. In 2012, we actually went on a sunny day. It was a little too nice. My kids started complaining that they were hot 10 minutes after we arrived. I told them we drove too far to just turn around & go home. I wasn’t going home until I saw every last flower!
Tillamook Forest Center
Farm Kid1 has visited the Tillamook Forest Center twice with Cub Scouts, but this was my first time going. I really enjoyed it. It’s a great discovery center & it’s free (donations accepted, of course). The museum has a ton of information on the Tillamook Forest including plants, animals & how people use the area.
Tulip Fest 2011
Our 2011 trip to the Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest was just as beautiful as 2010. Rows & rows & rows of tulips – all kinds, all colors. It is a great, cheap way to spend a couple hours. During the week they only charge $5 per carload. I spend more in gas than on admission. At the end of the row is the name of
Tulip Fest 2010
The Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest has been open for many years, but 2010 was the first year I went to experience it. I enjoyed it so much, I keep going back year after year. I want to keep the previous years on my blog so I can see changes in the fields, changes in my photography skills & what caught my attention each year.