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A Trip to an Outdoor Reserve


Last week the children and I decided to take a drive to Fossil Rim Wildlife Center  in Texas … it was a lot of fun. It was drive through and not too many persons about.






A natural habitat.


Look at those antlers.


Looking for pellets.



We were advised to feed the giraffes by hand which the children did and loved it … they do slobber a lot. I was chicken and did not feed them, lol.


They are tall, graceful and beautiful creatures.

I am not the best videographer, I will have to do better in this regard.

The park was lovely in its natural state and we enjoyed the trip very much.




The deers munching.


The day was sunny and the views awesome.


A nice look out area.


God’s own country.


I found this old tree very interesting.


My little Snooky


My Snooky and I. The gift shop area was open but not many customers around.


The views were awesome.




The Cheetahs were not paying any attention to us and just laying under the trees.







The layers of the soil.


The view.


All in all we had a great day with lots of fun. My daughter and her friend were along for the ride, but did not want their faces on the blog, so no pics of them.

Have a blessed and safe day everyone.

17 thoughts on “A Trip to an Outdoor Reserve

  1. Pene, I enjoyed this post so much! Your son’s appreciation of the animals was delightful. It is great that you were able to get out with your family, and I hope you are feeling well. All the best! Cheryl <3

    1. Thank you my dear, yes I am feeling better. I hope you are having a great day!

  2. What a fantastic day. You have nice kids and I bet this day will be one they always remember. Giraffe tongues are very memorable, I remember feeding them and they are gentle animals.

    1. Yes it was, thank you.

  3. Pene this was amazing!!! Slobbering giraffes haha although so beautiful they were to see. Also to hear the voices and enjoy the great video skills heehee. ;)) By the way love the pic of you, you could be your son’s elder sister, I am sooooo jealous of your beautiful wrinkle-free skin!!!!! Where’s your fountain of youth, wanna get me some of that, haha. 😉🙌🙏😇 Thank you for sharing all that you did, it’s so joyful and enlivening. xoxoxo

    1. Haha…my video skills need a lot of work.

      1. Haha I thought they were great!! Very authentic. :)))

  4. Thank you for sharing all of these beautiful pictures. You are a loving mom.

    1. Thank you. Have a great day.

      1. thank you so much!

  5. Wow! Wonderful photographs!!! These are the kind of outings children never forget…what a memory-making day!

  6. I myself enjoyed the trip, thank you. 😀

    1. Lol, thank you.

  7. Aah what a great day! 👏🏻👏🏻

  8. Such a fun time it was for you all. 😊
    And nice to see you – though in pictures. ☺
    Lovely captions. ❤

  9. Thank you for sharing! It is always nice to get in nature with God. I am glad you are feeling better!

    1. Me too 💕

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