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Queenie Eileen

Queenie Eileenie

Eileen Teagle sits inside her Fort Smith, Arkansas home, and the morning sun rushes in through tall windows and glass doors. From where she…

Maryl

The Distance Between Us

On March 26, 1996, Bob Purvis lay in a field outside West Memphis, Arkansas, waiting to see the Hale-Bopp Comet, which had been discovered…

PerkyPantry

What’s in Your Pantry?

It’s one o’clock on Sunday afternoon, and Jessica Irgens, Sarah Sawyer, and Jeremy Martin have already put in a day’s work. The three make…

Stoney

Silence is Golden

I enjoy being alone. I do. I love silence. I can go hours at a time without speaking to anyone, without any human interaction…

Jessica

The Home Stretch

I’m not a fan of the winter. I’ve bemoaned it in articles and whined about it to every listening ear. Unfortunately, my laments never…

JessicaSowards

For Love of the Story

I had written my first short story before I was halfway through elementary school. It was a riveting tale about a bi-species gal named…

Stoney

Beautiful Chaos

I was born and raised on a Quarter Horse ranch in northeast Oklahoma. I was the fifth generation of ranchers on The Rocking S…

UAFS

Like Father, Like Son—A Culinary Legacy

When Jeffrey Taylor and his father Ralph began traveling to barbecue competitions across the southern United States, cooking was nothing more than a hobby….