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Sing Your Song

The earliest memory I have of singing was in my bedroom closet before I’d even started preschool. I’d asked for one thing for Christmas,…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…