Category Archives: Arkansas

Not In My Backyard!

Are you ready for a Frivolous Friday? To continue my observance of National Poetry Month, I chose a more lighthearted poem for today’s post. Earlier this week, my daughter-in-law had placed an old claw-foot bathtub in front of her business with a FREE sign … Continue reading

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Downstairs, Upstairs

My son and his family have been living (upstairs) with us about a month now. For my part, I have no complaints about the arrangement; we’re glad we have the space to accommodate them while they look for another place. … Continue reading

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Where Kudzu Grows

Today in Savannah, Georgia, a parade and street fair were celebrated to honor the memory of writer Flannery O’Connor. If you’ve read much of this blog, you’ll be familiar with posts I’ve written about her. I’m often reminded of O’Connor … Continue reading

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Sneezing Into Spring

Spring! A season of rebirth, of new beginnings, of enjoying the outdoors and sunshine. So delightful for almost everyone! And so miserable for those of us who suffer allergies! As glad as I am to say goodbye to Winter, the … Continue reading

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Paltry Poetry

The part of the country in which I live has two distinctions:  first, it is the home of WalMart and second, it is the headquarters of Tyson Foods. These two multi-billion dollar corporations have been the lifeblood for our region … Continue reading

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Forsythia Redux

Today’s post is a tribute. First of all, it’s a continuation of yesterday’s post in which I promised TC Conner an original poem in his honor. Unlike me, TC appears to be quite a well-versed gardener. (How’s that for a double-entendre, TC?) … Continue reading

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Nathan Hale of Arkansas

Back in January, I neglected to pay tribute to a historical figure named David Owen Dodd. January 8, 2014 was the 150th anniversary of this 17-year-old’s notorious hanging. I’m afraid there are very few people (particularly outside the state of Arkansas) who … Continue reading

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