A champion towers over a small, unassuming park on North Front Street in Dardanelle, Arkansas. With a circumference of 255 inches, this white oak has been designated the champion, the biggest of its kind in Arkansas. At an estimated 400-500 years of age, it has stood the test of time, and is thought to have … More Flashback Friday – Council Oaks Park
In my book, every day is a special day, but March 14th is an exceptional day for those who look at math with a sense of awe and wonder, as opposed to fear and trepidation! Not only is it Albert Einstein’s birthday…. ….it’s also Pi Day! It all started at the Exploratorium, a hands on … More Happy Pi Day
As night draws near, excitement builds at Niagara Falls! Beginning on June 14th and running through the summer months, visitors are captivated by a colorful illumination of the falls… …which is followed by a spectacular fireworks display! The show begins at 10:00; however, in order to get next to the railing for good pictures, it … More Fireworks!
The streets come alive in downtown Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. While I usually turn into a pumpkin around the 9:00 hour, I was readily invigorated by the sights and sounds of this city that undeniably caters to a tourist’s every whim!
It’s time to celebrate awesomeness! Since 2008, March 10th has been dubbed the day to pay homage to all things awesome, and perhaps to even partake in a random act of awesomeness. This is an easy one for me; I am constantly amazed at the world around me. I took the liberty of spelling out … More International Day of Awesomeness!
One of the coolest gifts I have ever received was the Arkansas Nature Lover’s Guidebook by Tim Ernst. Knowing that I love nothing more than the gift of time, Kurt purchased this book, containing numerous Arkansas excursions, with the caveat that together we would experience many of the scenic wonders of the Natural State. One interesting … More Throwback Thursday – Buzzard Roost
“When you think things are bad, when you feel sour and blue, when you start to get mad… you should do what I do! Just tell yourself, Duckie, you’re really quite lucky! Some people are much more… oh, ever so much more… oh, muchly much-much more unlucky than you!”
There’s not a person I know who has not reveled in the fanciful words and pictures of Theodor Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss. Young, as well as old, can glean both laughter and wisdom from each story. If polled, I dare say that most folks can recite a line or two from a favorite book, and … More Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden