Mulberry River Road Scenic Byway
On Sunday afternoon we set out for an adventure along the Mulberry River Road Scenic Byway. While it's still technically winter we're beginning to see hints of spring including warmer temps and sunshine that afternoon.
Mountain Crest Academy
A few weeks ago, we went for a backroads drive with some friends and discovered Mountain Crest Academy. We were hunting elderberries, but the ones we found were so tiny we decided we didn’t want to mess with them. Instead, we just enjoyed the lovely Ozark scenery and the fascinating stories our friends had to tell. It was the time…
A Visit with Lum and Abner
Our latest adventure was a weekend trip to Mena, Arkansas, for the Lum & Abner Art and Music Festival, with a side trip to Pine Ridge to visit the Jot 'Em Down Store.
Memorial Day Adventure
For our Memorial Day adventure this year, we decided to visit several ancestral cemeteries. This is the first time I've lived near where any of my ancestors lived, so it was interesting to me to find where some of them are buried.
Little Rock Adventure
Last Saturday, we took a day trip to the Territorial Fair at the Historic Arkansas Museum in downtown Little Rock. We also visited the nearby Old State House Museum. Our “tour guide” was our friend Janet who met up with us for the day’s adventures. She even dressed the part in an old-fashioned schoolmarm outfit. Neither Lyle nor I had…
Camping on Beaver Lake
Last weekend we ventured out for our first camping trip of the year. We had hoped to get in some kayaking, but it turned out to be too windy that weekend. Still, it was a relaxing time.
Natural Dam and Other Adventures
Now that spring is creeping in we are beginning to get out and explore the area a little more.
War Eagle Mill
Our adventures this past week took us to War Eagle Mill in northern Arkansas, for a bit of family history combined with a fun fall outing.
This past week we turned a "taking care of family business" trip to Missouri into a mini vacation.
Big Adventure: Day 23
The final day of our big adventure... twisting through the Ozarks of northern Arkansas to our new home.