Arkansas Fall Foliage

With cooling temperatures and ample rain, spectacular colors are expected in The Natural State in the coming weeks.  According to, Colors are starting to show in Northwest Arkansas with sightings of bright red leaves at Mount Magazine State Park. Further south, color changes on trees are still minimal but should improve by next week. … More Arkansas Fall Foliage

Sweet Sweet Summer

Most believe that the end of Labor Day Weekend marks the end of summer.  With temperatures hovering near the mid-90’s, possibly through the end of the month, this is not the case in Arkansas.  Therefore, children in these parts will possibly be caught daydreaming about nights and weekends spent leaping into the cool, crystal waters … More Sweet Sweet Summer

Happy ButterFriday!

Scurrying about in the backyard, a vain attempt at late summer garden maintenance, I was stopped in my tracks by this little guy chillin’ in the cool grass.  Like a slap in the face, I became aware of my lack of attention to those things that are really important, and thus, discarded the weeds for … More Happy ButterFriday!

Flashback Friday – Snowy Day at Haw Creek Falls

Old man winter made his presence known the first weekend in January, not only with snow, but with high temperatures in the mid 20’s.  I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not accustomed to such conditions;  however, I refuse to complain since they always produce breathtaking landscapes around the Natural State. Haw Creek Falls , … More Flashback Friday – Snowy Day at Haw Creek Falls


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!