ISawArkansas

A friend had a quadruple heart bypass several months ago. When he went dark for five or six weeks I finally texted him, “Are...

HavingREELFun

Redbuds are blooming, white bass are just around the corner. The peak of the spawning run will be when the temperature of the water...

The Dirt on Nicky

Here comes color Famous gardener Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “Earth laughs in flowers,” which makes April the opening act for a loud guffaw in my...

Native Poppies in our Spring Flora

Our forests contain several early spring wildflowers in the poppy family (Papaveraceae), along with plants which some botanists place in the poppy family and...

The Coffee Table

Revel in the Salad Bowl My husband’s mother came to the United States from war-torn Germany. She married an American GI—my father-in-law.  I never met...

ISawArkansas

When Bill Clinton was president, AR-15-style assault rifles were banned in the United States. The 10-year ban was only for weapons manufactured after the...

HavingREELFun

Now you talk about some fun, this group was fun! They had a bet going between the ladies and the guys, whoever lost would...

The Dirt on Nicky

It’s not a wolfberry, it’s . . . The Berry-Naming Subcommittee quickly dispensed with the first three items on the agenda by agreeing on names...

The Coffee Table

My husband and I had a lovely property in Waveland, Mississippi, where we spent summer vacations and Christmas holidays. We planned to retire there. It was my...

ISawArkansas

Glad the garage was open for conversation on Sunday. Without it the last week of craziness could have taken us hostage. We talked about craziness....