According to the National Weather Service, Arkansas experienced the wettest January in six years. With fourteen days of cloudy skies and eleven of partly cloudy, a serious case of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) was a definite possibility. One way to combat such a condition is to get outside and move, which is what we did … More January Hike to Cedar Falls
Snow was falling, so much like stars filling the dark trees that one could easily imagine its reason for being was nothing more than prettiness. ― Mary Oliver
With presents opened and food prep for a fabulous Yuletide meal complete, a Christmas Day trek was deemed an excellent way to spend the unseasonably warm afternoon. We traded tacky Christmas socks for sensible hiking shoes and headed to the Mt. Nebo State Park. The second oldest state park in Arkansas, Mt. Nebo offers fourteen … More Christmas on Nebo
The temperatures had dropped to a tolerable climate for hiking on Labor Day weekend, so we decided to head to a favorite Arkansas destination: Ponca. We’ve done quite a bit of hiking there in the past, but trekking opportunities are numerous in this region. And, of course, there was a trail that I had in … More Throwback Thursday – The Goat Trail
Contemplating this rainy summer day on Main Street in Russellville, my eye is drawn to the raindrops on the window in the black and white photo, a physical barricade that serves to suppress any notion of venturing outward. With color added, my eye is attracted to the myriad of hues both near and far, spawning … More Consider the Difference – Rainy Day
I came across a file of pictures today, color and black and white versions of the same shot. While I usually gravitate to a more vibrant palette, sometimes a monochromatic expression is more impactful. This Yell County Bridge is a perfect example. I will share another of these tomorrow. Enjoy!
Hundreds of his quotes can be found not only on the internet, but in books, movies and classrooms in the U.S. I spent some time perusing a few websites, and came across Dr. King’s sermon entitled “Loving Your Enemies”, a powerful oration delivered at the Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama on November 17, … More Wisdom From Martin Luther King, Jr.