Escaping the Corn Maze at Froberg’s Farm in Alvin, Texas

I went to Froberg’s Farm in Alvin, Texas! I love pumpkin patches and corn mazes and all of those fall experiences! Autumn is my favorite season so I absolutely love going to fall festivals like the one in Alvin. Alvin is located about 30 miles south of Houston. It’s a quick and simple drive that takes you to the beautiful countryside outskirts. I’d never been … Continue reading Escaping the Corn Maze at Froberg’s Farm in Alvin, Texas

Mt. Wilson Observatory, California

My work at the University of Arizona’s Steward Observatory took me on an unexpected trip to Mount Wilson, California. Mt. Wilson is a 100+ year old observatory about 35 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles in the Angeles National Forest. It’s a beautiful 1.5 hour drive and there are also hikes that lead visitors through the observatory. Mt. Wilson is often overlooked by travelers hoping … Continue reading Mt. Wilson Observatory, California

Pumpkin and apple picking at Apple Annie’s

Happy Halloween! As I write this post, it is Halloween day, so Happy Halloween! What’s a better topic to talk about than pumpkin picking at a local pumpkin patch?? The weekend before Halloween, my family and I visited Apple Annie’s in Wilcox, Ariz. (about an hour and a half from Tucson). Apple Annie’s is a farm with pumpkin and vegetable patches (like peppers, zucchini’s, tomatoes, … Continue reading Pumpkin and apple picking at Apple Annie’s