young white-tailed deer bucks at old davidsonville historic state park, pocahontas, ar

My Typical Day

“I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.” John Burroughs My typical day lately has me living like a hermit. I don’t see very many people… Read more »

southern moon

Southern Moon

There is a surprise visitor basking in the moonlight. Do you see him?

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Meet Junior

Click here for more information on Ruby Throated Hummingbirds from The Cornell Lab of Ornithology

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The Last Time We Were Here

On the way home from Bull Shoals last Thursday I stopped by the campgrounds at Buffalo Point along the Buffalo River. It was the last place the family went camping together way back in 2004. It’s hard to believe it was that long ago. It was the best, and most memorable, camping trip I’ve ever… Read more »

Crowley's Ridge State Park, Arkansas

Crowley’s Ridge and Beyond – Part 1

I woke up at dawn just before the alarm was to go off. I debated whether or not to go and was so tempted just to stay home and vegetate in the coolness of the house. It’s been so hot throughout Arkansas with temperatures nearing 100F and “feels like” temps of 110. And, of course,… Read more »

Vintage Motorcar Museum, Hardy, Arkansas

Speed Trap

As I was coming around the corner into downtown Hardy, AR (from the North) the first thing I saw was a police car sitting in the corner of a parking lot. When I looked over there was a policeman sitting in the drivers seat. I immediately checked my speed and braked. Oh great, I thought, I’m going to get a ticket…. Read more »

Beatles Park, Walnut Ridge, Arkansas

The Long and Winding Road

Click on thumbnail to view enlarged image: Road Trip Map A & H – Start and Finish Point, Cabot, Arkansas B – Beatles Park, Walnut Ridge, Arkansas C – Lake Charles State Park, Powhatan, Arkansas D – Old Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas, Arkansas E – Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan, Arkansas (it should be… Read more »

Mt Magazine State Park

Six More Done

Arkansas State Park websites: Hobbs State Park & Conservation Area Withrow Springs State Park Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park Devil’s Den State Park Lake Fort Smith State Park Mount Magazine State Park Note: My husband Don and I had always planned on visiting all the state parks in Arkansas but never had a chance before… Read more »

abandoned house springdale arkansas

What’s the Use?

The little window on the second floor intrigues me. I’ve never seen one before and don’t know what it could have been used for. What do you think?

arkansas state parks

#28 is in the Books

I made it to six more Arkansas State Parks Saturday. That means I only have 24 more to go and I’m over halfway done! Websites of the Arkansas State Park’s I visited Saturday: Historic Washington State Park Crater of Diamonds State Park Daisy State Park DeGray Resort State Park Lake Catherine State Park Lake Ouachita… Read more »

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  • young white-tailed deer bucks at old davidsonville historic state park, pocahontas, ar

    My Typical Day

    “I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.” John Burroughs My typical day lately has me living like a hermit. I don’t see very many people… Read more »

  • southern moon

    Southern Moon

    There is a surprise visitor basking in the moonlight. Do you see him?

  • _DSC7124

    Meet Junior

    Click here for more information on Ruby Throated Hummingbirds from The Cornell Lab of Ornithology

  • _DSC5609

    The Last Time We Were Here

    On the way home from Bull Shoals last Thursday I stopped by the campgrounds at Buffalo Point along the Buffalo River. It was the last place the family went camping together way back in 2004. It’s hard to believe it was that long ago. It was the best, and most memorable, camping trip I’ve ever… Read more »

  • Crowley's Ridge State Park, Arkansas

    Crowley’s Ridge and Beyond – Part 1

    I woke up at dawn just before the alarm was to go off. I debated whether or not to go and was so tempted just to stay home and vegetate in the coolness of the house. It’s been so hot throughout Arkansas with temperatures nearing 100F and “feels like” temps of 110. And, of course,… Read more »

  • Vintage Motorcar Museum, Hardy, Arkansas

    Speed Trap

    As I was coming around the corner into downtown Hardy, AR (from the North) the first thing I saw was a police car sitting in the corner of a parking lot. When I looked over there was a policeman sitting in the drivers seat. I immediately checked my speed and braked. Oh great, I thought, I’m going to get a ticket…. Read more »

  • Beatles Park, Walnut Ridge, Arkansas

    The Long and Winding Road

    Click on thumbnail to view enlarged image: Road Trip Map A & H – Start and Finish Point, Cabot, Arkansas B – Beatles Park, Walnut Ridge, Arkansas C – Lake Charles State Park, Powhatan, Arkansas D – Old Davidsonville Historic State Park, Pocahontas, Arkansas E – Powhatan Historic State Park, Powhatan, Arkansas (it should be… Read more »

  • Mt Magazine State Park

    Six More Done

    Arkansas State Park websites: Hobbs State Park & Conservation Area Withrow Springs State Park Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park Devil’s Den State Park Lake Fort Smith State Park Mount Magazine State Park Note: My husband Don and I had always planned on visiting all the state parks in Arkansas but never had a chance before… Read more »

  • abandoned house springdale arkansas

    What’s the Use?

    The little window on the second floor intrigues me. I’ve never seen one before and don’t know what it could have been used for. What do you think?

  • arkansas state parks

    #28 is in the Books

    I made it to six more Arkansas State Parks Saturday. That means I only have 24 more to go and I’m over halfway done! Websites of the Arkansas State Park’s I visited Saturday: Historic Washington State Park Crater of Diamonds State Park Daisy State Park DeGray Resort State Park Lake Catherine State Park Lake Ouachita… Read more »