Roadside Trivia: Where is Sacagawea buried?

Have you ever wondered where Sacagawea was buried? Ok me neither but we found out by accident today because we saw a sign on the way to South Pass City.  This is not an easy place to find but luckily I had 3G (which is a miracle in this area) and could look it up on Roadside America. Here is what I found: From Lander drive north on US Hwy 287 to Fort Washakie, about 14 miles. Continue reading

Fossil Hunting at Falls of the Ohio State Park

Fossil hunting is always fun especially when you get to climb on dangerous slick rocks.  We had so much fun getting lost because of all the road construction right at the Ohio border and spending time with Aunt Peggy.  This 390-million-year-old fossil bed is located right on the Ohio river among the largest naturally exposed Devonian fossil beds in the world. The falls were a great place to learn about geology, fossils, nature, and history!  We Continue reading

Visit to the oldest park in Boise, Julia Davis Park

This park is the oldest park in Boise, Idaho and we loved it. It had history, beauty and lots of geese to chase. We actually went here in hopes of fulfilling one of our photos for our scavenger hunt. We found more than just a HUGE statue that we could take our picture next to. The Julia Davis Park was donated by her husband, Thomas Jefferson Davis, not once but three times but the city was hesitant because they Continue reading

Sacagawea biography

Ok we started this last year, read 3 or 4 paragraphs, lost the book, started reading it again toward the end of year and then took a long break but have finally read the 2nd paragraph…I think the girls and I are just not into Lois and Clark and Sacagawea, but that is the great think about unschooling is that we can put it down for 6 months and come back to it again and Continue reading