Do South

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…

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…

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…

Welcome, Y’all!

Welcome guests with this gorgeous DIY burlap wreath! My mother-in-law bought my burlap wreath for me a couple of years ago ñ I love…

Promise

By Minrose Gwin Harper Collins | 367 pages | $26 On April 5, 1936, a tornado with winds estimated as high as 318 mph,…

Redefined

When I look back over my thirty-two years and attempt to sequence them, there are a couple of great divides. Befores and afters. The…