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JohnnyCash

The Man in Black

It’s a piercing summer day in Mississippi County, Arkansas, hot enough to bleach the azure sky to pale misty blue.   All around, fields…

EldoFest

Boom Town

From September 27 through October 1, a trove of iconic musicians will be performing in El Dorado, Arkansas. Lyle Lovett, Train, ZZ Top, Ludacris,…

SaltRoom

Just Breathe

On a mild summer day, just after a clutch of storms had moved through the area, I drove to Lowell, Arkansas to spend about…

OutdoorsinAR

Get OUT IN Arkansas

The weather is heating up and if you’re looking for adventure, there’s no place better than right here in Arkansas. From zip lines, to…

LittleCraftShow

The BIG LITTLE Craft Show

May is when things get hopping in Arkansas. Schoolchildren are finishing up the year, the weather is perfect, and dozens of festivals get underway….

Pawhuska

Praise the Lord for Pawhuska

Several years ago, while visiting Bartlesville, Oklahoma, my husband and I made a side trip to Pawhuska. This was during the Great Recession when…

Garvan

Tulip Time at Garvan Gardens

This month, Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs, Arkansas, becomes a kaleidoscope of color as more than 150,000 tulips bloom. There’s nothing like walking…