The above average temperatures, lack of rain and reduced ability to irrigate crops have really taken a toll on the crops as we have been driving through Nebraska and Kansas., in this case a field of corn. Short term, less feed for cattle, more […]
We have been traveling through Kansas and Nebraska. Wherever there is a source of water, there are cottonwood trees growing. The winds are spreading their seeds across the landscape. The image below illustrates why it is called Cottonwood.
The famous fish within a fish fossil which was found some 50 miles away from Hays, Kansas where the museum is located. Closeup of the ribs of the larger fish alternating being over and under the smaller fish showing that the smaller was inside […]
Back to the fossil park again. We arrived shortly after the gates opened at 8 AM and as before, we were the only ones there. We have read reviews of the fossil park where people complain about how hot it is. If people come […]
Situated to the west of the Texas town of Mineral Wells is a very unique park where you can collect fossils that lived in the bottom of a sea some 300 million years ago. We spent time here a year ago and she who […]