Do South

Memphis

Make Time for Memphis

When I visited Memphis a few years ago, I stayed at the Peabody Hotel and saw their famous ducks march into the grand lobby…

JessicaSowards

People Watcher

I am an observer. A people-watcher. My walk through this broken world is dotted and flourished with a great appreciation for humanity and for…

BookReview

The Perfect Mother

By Aimee Molloy Harper | 317 pages | $28 If you’re a mom, you remember how mysterious the world of pregnancy is. How disarming…

Recipe

Savory Summer Slaws

Slaw is a summer staple in the south. It’s the perfect side dish for many meals and great for potlucks or summer BBQs. I’ve…

Bicentennial

The Blue and the Gray

The Civil War brought soldiers to Fort Smith from various states in the Confederacy and the Union. Fort Smith was occupied at the beginning…

Drink

Blueberry Bliss

Ingredients 1 ½ cups fresh blueberries ¾ cup sugar ½ cup water 2 cups gin ¾ cup lemon juice (about 4 lemons) 2 cups…

Bicentenial

The Tale of Two Cities

Cisterna, Italy, and Fort Smith, Arkansas, are sister cities, a designation of love and respect that started during World War II. As a part…