Do South

Maryl

The Distance Between Us

On March 26, 1996, Bob Purvis lay in a field outside West Memphis, Arkansas, waiting to see the Hale-Bopp Comet, which had been discovered…

PerkyPantry

What’s in Your Pantry?

It’s one o’clock on Sunday afternoon, and Jessica Irgens, Sarah Sawyer, and Jeremy Martin have already put in a day’s work. The three make…

Drink

The Irish Spritzer

Ingredients 2 ounces Jim Beam Jacob’s Ghost White Whiskey 1/2 ounce DeKuyper Peachtree Schnapps Fresh mint leaves (6-8), more for garnish Juice of half…

SouthernLit

Snow in August

I used to believe in the equanimity of the world. I’d see panhandlers at intersections, their cardboard signs asking for help, and I’d believe…

Garvan

Tulip Time at Garvan Gardens

This month, Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs, Arkansas, becomes a kaleidoscope of color as more than 150,000 tulips bloom. There’s nothing like walking…

Stoney

Silence is Golden

I enjoy being alone. I do. I love silence. I can go hours at a time without speaking to anyone, without any human interaction…

MissLauras

Queen of the Row

Fort Smith, Arkansas was a loud frontier town at the dawn of the 1900s. Horse-drawn carriages clattered down streets. Trains pulled into the station,…