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You Win with the Positive

Kenneth (Ken) Fry sits inside the bookstore Chapters on Main in Van Buren, Arkansas, just four days before his retirement as editor for the…

Art in Motion

On a day in October that is more summer than fall, artist Maggie Malloy sits inside her studio at her home in Fort Smith,…

There is a Garden

I love flying. It doesn’t matter how old I get, how dignified I am, or how much responsibility I carry on a daily basis….

Not an Island

No man is an island. At least, that’s what I’ve heard. For a while, I argued with that stance. John Donne penned his oft-quoted…

The Unexplained World

Rodney Inman, now in his mid-fifties, is a preacher’s kid. He works at a manufacturing plant in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and has done so…

I Delight

This morning I woke up to a to-do list that weighs 9,000 pounds. I feel the weight of it resting on my shoulders, and…

Winning the Game of Golf

My favorite hole at Winn Mountain is number four. It is a par three; you can see the flag from the tee box. It…