Last week, instead of heading straight for the H-E-B Science Treehouse, I took my kids through the South Texas Heritage Center at the Witte Museum. (Here’s my earlier post about the grand opening last year.) I learned something new: José Francisco Ruiz,… Continue Reading
UPDATE: This exhibit has now closed. Faithful readers know that my kids and I love dinosaurs. (Remember “Dinosaur Stampede” at the San Antonio Botanical Garden last year?) Well, now the Witte Museum has “Dinosaurs Unearthed: Bigger. Better. Feathered . . .” through September 2… Continue Reading
When a mother needs something for her child, no one should ever say, “Just wait.” Likewise, no one should judge a mother too harshly for the things she does for her children. “Wave of New Charter Schools Enhance Inner City… Continue Reading
Somehow, all of this—independence, responsibility, a love of community large and small—added up to a Texas childhood, as much as the requisite rodeos, Alamo visits, and rides aboard the Brackenridge Eagle. “And Away They Go”, Mimi Swartz, Texas Monthly, September… Continue Reading
On a cooler, cloudy Saturday morning, my kids and I visited the San Antonio Zoo in Brackenridge Park. So much going on: African children’s choir concerts, San Antonio Bat Fest activities (we did the crafts), Halloween decorations. Next weekend, October… Continue Reading
My daughter and I went to the Brackenridge Park playground this morning to burn off some energy. The eclectic-Renaissance-mission-style Joske Pavilion is nearby. Of course the geese were honking like crazy. We saw one of my daughter’s preschool classmates and had… Continue Reading
The San Antonio Children’s Museum is raising money to build a new campus by 2015 at this location, on the east side of Broadway between Brackenridge Avenue and Humphreys Avenue.
The Kleberg South Texas Heritage Center at the Witte Museum has its grand opening this weekend. This morning, my daughter and I went to the member preview. We learned about the finer points of cowboy hats and sombreros from a… Continue Reading