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MothersDay

A Scrap of Memory

Scrapbooking serves as my second passion, just behind writing. The creativity of a page conveys a story differently than typed words ever could. I…

Kindred

Under the Blue Moon

Jesse Keyton and Hannah Marrone sit at a table inside Fort Smith Coffee Company. It’s mid-morning on a chilly Saturday, and rain is tugging…

JessicaSowards

The Land of What-If

Being a parent is terrifying. I used to live in so much fear that something awful would happen to my kids. Every news story…

BugMan

Inside Joe’s Bug Lab

Inside Joe Kremers’ home in Clarksville, Arkansas, there’s a prized collection, down a narrow staircase, housed in a well-lit white room, with a handmade…

DukeDutchess

Duke and Duchess Find a Home

In February, Do South® published a story about Duke and Duchess, two sweet strays staying at Hope Humane Society in Fort Smith, Arkansas. These…

Jessica

The World Inside a Seed

Years ago, when my oldest son Jackson was around six years old, my husband asked him what he thought I might like for my…

Jessica

Beautiful Dreamers

I often wake up in the night. Usually around 3 a.m., with no alarm screaming and no child tugging on my bed covers, I…