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Doc

Doc 2016

April 30 is Adopt a Shelter Pet Day. In honor of that, we decided to re-share this story we originally published in January 2014, that…

JessicaSowards

Praise God for Goats

My youngest son, Benjamin, just turned one. His wrists still have the chubbiness of a baby and the little dimples on his pudgy hands…

BladeRunners

Never Say Never

Battle With the Blades 2016   The surface of the earth covers about 197 million miles. Seventy-one percent of that is water, the other…

JessicaSowards

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Dear Readers,   I’d like to tell you a story.   One gray and overcast day around the first of January, I stood in…

LovingLynda

Loving Lynda

Jim Walters met Lynda Springfield on December 14, 1962, at a Christmas party in Dallas. Jim, a Yankee from Hershey, Pennsylvania, was attending Dallas…

Stoney

The Dirtiest Job of All

I love the show Dirty Jobs. Never mind that I have a minor man crush on Mike Rowe, I think it’s really interesting to see…

FelderRushing

In the Back of Felder’s Ford

When Felder Rushing—horticulturist, humorist, and homespun philosopher—shows up in Fort Smith, Arkansas next month to speak at a free lecture hosted by the River…

Allie

The Littlest Sister

It’s one of those extraordinary winter afternoons in the South, the temperatures soaring past seventy degrees, the wind soft as a kitten. At Creekmore…