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SouthernLit

Traffic

The traffic light turns from yellow to red, and Lena hits the brakes. The old Dodge truck, bronze and white and rusty in spots,…

Travel

For the Thrill of It

Looking for an adrenaline rush? Arkansas is the place for extreme adventures! From motocross riding and off-road ATVing to rock climbing, zip lining and…

drink

Pear & CoCo

INGREDIENTS (makes 2) -4 oz. Jumex pear nectar -2 oz. coconut vodka -1 teaspoon clear vanilla extract -Coconut LaCroix -Pear slice for garnish (optional)…

SethHaines

What is a Mother?

Seth wrote this essay to promote the book, The Mother Letters: Sharing the Laughter, Joy, Struggles, and Hope, that he co-created with his wife,…

Crusadingcousins

Crusading Cousins

First cousins Jennifer Barker and Brittany Hodak, only ten months apart in age, grew up in Roland, Oklahoma, a border town six miles from…

ArtontheBorder

Art on the Border

Artists need solitude to create. At home, in their studios, outside in nature, they all struggle to capture what’s extraordinary about this world we…

diy

Map Chair

It’s my favorite time of the year! Time to get out and explore. I fell in love with this souvenir map chair. You can…

Jessica

Homegrown

Back in February, when there was still a threat of frost, my eldest son Jackson and I turned the dirt in the raised garden…