Christmas on Nebo

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

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Throwback Thursday – My Christmas In Arkansas Top Five

According to the Arkansas Trail of Holiday Lights,  there is no shortage of “Holly Jolly” in the Natural State!  Although busy schedules have kept us from traveling as much as we would like, I have decided to compile a list of favorites from our Christmas adventures! 1.  Garvan Woodland Gardens.  This wonderland is open nightly through … More Throwback Thursday – My Christmas In Arkansas Top Five

The Letter

She hesitated for a moment, recollecting a decades old memory that wafted in and out of consciousness from time to time, one of those where sights, sounds and smells are as vivid in the present as the day they occurred, a memory where she was little more than a stringy haired, snaggletooth waif with a … More The Letter

Throwback Thursday – Celebrating Christmas at Garvan Woodland Gardens

It had been on my “Arkansas Bucket List” for some time:  Holiday Lights at Garvan Woodland Gardens.  I had heard friends and family rave about it – the lights, the music, the holly jolly atmosphere – for years; I have to admit I was a bit green with envy. Last December, wanting more than anything … More Throwback Thursday – Celebrating Christmas at Garvan Woodland Gardens