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Exploring the Ozarks

At one time, I resented the drive to hiking locations. It felt like lost time, sitting behind a steering wheel instead of hiking the…

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Alone in Malibu

Growing up, I was a shy and introverted only child with an aversion to socializing so crippling I would avoid birthday parties, school events…

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Seeing the Sights, Playing the Ponies

On the first Saturday in May, racing fans turn an eye toward Kentucky and The Derby.  But folks in Hot Springs, Arkansas are months…

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The Long Life of the Southern Belle

This day is perfect. The blackgum leaves have already turned red, the hickory leaves are brilliant yellow, and the air is crisp but not…

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Spooked

Almost every night in Ottawa County, Oklahoma, on a country road littered with beer cans and fast food wrappers, a strange light appears. What…

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Fall for Arkansas

  Lucky. That’s what we are because we live in Arkansas, a state where fall shines. Step outside, see the brightly colored leaves and…

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Get Out in October

Fall is a great time for celebrations, from craft fairs to corn mazes to music festivals. After the heat of summer, we’re all ready…