Junkin’ in Prairie Grove

  The Junk Ranch in Prairie Grove, Arkansas lives a double life. Most days, if you saw this thirty-five-acre site with its big, weathered…


The Hopeful Romantic

“… It was in the season that I could not feel the thing, when I came to the place of choosing to love when…


Justice for Missy Witt

The following account of what happened on December 1, 1994, is based on information from LaDonna Humphrey and published reports about this unsolved case….


My Kids Call It Egg Pie!

I clearly remember the first recipe I ever cooked of my own volition. I’m not talking about opening boxes and mixing cans; I’m talking…

Jessica Sowards

As She Sleeps

Tonight, the light of my Macbook is spilling onto a hay-strewn barn floor. The rhythmic sound of tapping keys is mixing with a hum…


The Guy with All the Answers

“Stoney, when was the pocket watch invented?” I shake my head, being brought back into the present with this random question, one of hundreds…

John Blase

The Evangelist of Hope

At four o’clock in the morning, the world has not quite opened her eyes. On the street, a lone driver traces her way back…