A cool, hazy morning In the Ozarks As far as the eye can see Nothing but a soft sea of greens Although verdant pastures are delightful We tend to long for more…. And without uttering a word Somehow our petitions are heard And answered.
When The Student Is Ready The Lesson Will Appear…
Known as Hard Work U, the College of the Ozarks requires each student to work on campus; their earnings used to cover education costs. We observed this rule in action at the greenhouse, or multitude of greenhouses, where several students were tending to a wide variety of blooms just waiting to adorn a special space, … More College of the Ozarks Greenhouse
Beauty abounds At Hard Work U Spawning A Sense Of Pride In Students And A Sense Of Awe In Visitors!
An old weathered tree Greets enthusiastic travelers Heralding them onward And upward In an effort to celebrate Each sunrise These old friends Have constantly supported one another For many millennia Hearty precipitation Has smoothed its surface A comfortable respite For fatigued bodies An intricate pattern Etched by time Nature’s artwork Impossible to duplicate A purposeful … More Throw Back Thursday – The Trail at Hawksbill Crag in Black and White
The Red Bluff Overlook is a favorite of photographers trying to capture the beauty of the Ozarks. The short trail is very steep, and there is no railing at its edge, so a good rule at this area is to proceed slowly and cautiously! Located on Searcy County Highway 422 just northeast of Gilbert, it … More Red Bluff Overlook
Upon entering this quaint North Arkansas town, population about thirty, we thought this sign was a bit braggadocios. However, they are just reporting the facts. According to the National Weather Service, Gilbert is recognized as one of the coolest spots in Arkansas! With the Buffalo River located practically at its doorstep, it could be both … More The Coolest Town in Arkansas
Earlier this year, we had a day with nothing on the agenda. Since the weather was beautiful, it seemed only proper to utilize those precious moments communing with the great outdoors. Wanting to explore new territory, we headed towards the Buffalo River to check out the Gilbert Railroad Trail. A benefactor in the Rails to … More Gilbert Railroad Trail