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6 Tips For Museum Inspired Fall Decorating From Our Cabinet Of Curiosities Shop
September 29, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

  Home decorating is a never ending process, which can be dreadful or exciting. We choose the latter. Summer is over and autumn is here. It’s the perfect season to cozy up your home into a museum style haven. Our Cabinet of Curiosities shop is the perfect place to start, or end. While you might […]

Cockrell Butterfly Center Fall Plant Sale
September 26, 2017 · 2 Comments

    Day: Saturday September 30, 2017 Time: 9am-noon *Location CHANGE*: Ground level. Outside of the HMNS main entrance by the Sun Dial   Some people might not think that fall is an important time to add plants to your garden, but this couldn’t be further from the truth! Here in Houston, fall is a […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings
September 25, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – The Great Road Trip: New Stories in the Human Journey by John Kappelman   The lure of what lies over the next horizon has always been a central part of our human quest. Dr. John Kappelman will present the latest research information on about our explorations–places, dates, and even genomic analysis–has helped to […]

Why Does Autumn Start While It’s Still So Hot?!
September 22, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

It’s a common joke I’ve been hearing lately, and in a way it makes sense. Why celebrate the beginning of the season before the weather even begins to change?  However, there are more changes in store for us than merely the temperature, and in the past these changes have been a vital reminder to our […]

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Katydid!…Did she?

Olive – a Giant Long-Legged Katydid from Malaysia – was with us for only a few days, however, she left us with a precious gift; her eggs! Now, will those eggs hatch? We’re keeping our fingers crossed over here that we’ll soon be seeing some cute little katydid babies! This insect has quickly become my […]

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Have you ever seen a piece of art or craft that you think to yourself “I could do that!” but of course you never act on it?  Well, some people do act on that impulse and I’m going to show you how to do just that.  Every now and then I get a phone call from […]

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From Our Collections: a Manangya katsina

Grant Jones · November 15, 2021, 11:37 am

I am looking for the word, s. meaning "Snow dancer" in the Sioux language.

Full Moon | November 2021 Sky Happenings

CAROL RITTER · November 14, 2021, 9:20 am

very interesting! I saw the wonderful event wherein Venus appeared to be in the arms of the new moon (was that a poem by Sir Patrick Spence?) Your picture of the airplane in front of the full moon is dated.


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