Life couldn’t have gotten much better on that lazy September morning at the Cossatot River. The options for amusement were limited, a reality in small town Arkansas. But a lack of bells, whistles, lights and glitter does not constitute a lackluster visit, especially when the fish are biting!
Though not necessary, sometimes a Sunday drive can prove to be very fruitful, an occasion to once again strike a line through an Arkansas Bucket List Item. One such drive occurred a few weeks ago, as we decided to forego sleeping in and head 135 miles southwest of Russellville to the Cossatot River State Park … More Cossatot River State Park – Natural Area
Kurt and I have been reminiscing about the Boxley Valley Elk, and our trip to see them one chilly afternoon a few years ago. They were gathered in an open field with no fencing. That being the case, we were able to cautiously approach them in order get a closer look. I’m not sure the bulls enjoyed … More Throwback Thursday – Boxley Valley Elk
Although we have quite a collection of celestial photos, I always get excited to when Kurt decides to venture out into the wilderness to do a bit of stargazing! The destination was the Arkansas Sphinx, an optimal venue because of little or no light pollution. Being midsummer, the normally steep, yet short hike was much more … More Milky Way
Having the luxury of time on our hands early in July, we decided to get lost on the back roads in Yell County, Arkansas, somewhere between Dardanelle and New Blaine, north of Highway 22. A little anxious as to our whereabouts after rolling along in the dust for an hour or so, I pulled out … More Animal Farm
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 Throwback Thursday – Red Bluff Overlook