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When Mama’s Gone

Some people are just born to be parents. They fall effortlessly into the parenting routine as though they’ve been doing it all of their…



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looking for the light

Looking for the Light

Dew-dropped wildflowers tilt their petaled heads toward the sun as it rises over the Charleston Prairie in Arkansas. The purple, pink and gold flowers…

Music review


  You are going to love this album. Folk singer Joe Pug, thirty-one, has never been better. He’s often compared to greats like John…

Evas Chilaquiles

Eva’s Chilaquiles

About an hour north of the hustle and bustle of Puerto Vallarta’s beach resorts and high-rise hotels is the sleepy fishing village of San…


The Good Mom

I am a good mom. Ten years ago, in the middle of the night on a Wednesday in November, my first son was born….

Bike Trails

Biking the Razorback Greenway

Thirty-six intercity miles of biking and hiking paths stretch across woodlands, parks, shared roads, and hills connecting Fayetteville to Bentonville, Arkansas. The trail is…