Chapels in the Woods – Arkansas

M - CoverMeditation is good for the body and soul. When serene surroundings are added, the experience becomes even deeper. Now add wood, glass and nature and time stands still. Continue reading

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Hermann MO Farmers Market

PurchasesOur typical Saturday morning includes shopping at a farmers market. This Saturday it was Hermann, MO, the picturesque town with German architecture and heritage. We never know what we will find or how many farmers will be selling. Today was a slim market yet full of options. Continue reading

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Potts Inn – Pottsville, AR

Potts InnAs the passengers step out of the stagecoach and onto “the rock” they are dusty, hungry, and mostly tired. They are ready to relax, clean up, and enjoy a home cooked meal. The ride was long, bumpy and at times dangerous. This is what passengers along the Butterfield Stagecoach Route must have felt as they arrived at the Potts Inn in Pottsville, AR. Continue reading

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The Bernice Garden Farmers Market – Little Rock, AR

IMG_4205Talk with locals and you will get the best and most accurate information. So it was for us the Saturday we ate and shopped at The Root Café in Little Rock, AR. In discussing the Downtown Little Rock Farmers Market with the young man at The Root Café mini market, he stated that on Sunday there was a farmers market across the street from the café. We were all ears. Continue reading

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The Root Café and Market, Locavore in Little Rock, AR

IMG_4159Our Saturday’s consist of shopping at a farmers market and searching out a local restaurant for breakfast. Sounds easy especially in a city the size of Little Rock, AR. Continue reading

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Riverfront Market – Little Rock, AR

flowersDuring our son’s four years at Lyon College in Batesville, AR, we passed through Little Rock often. And pass through is all we did. Yet, each time we were heading south we would see the Riverfront Market and each time we said, we want to go there. It took us eighteen years but we finally visited and shopped at the Riverfront Market. Continue reading

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Clinton Presidential Library and Museum – Little Rock, AR


EntranceApproaching the Clinton Library in Little Rock, AR, the first thing we noticed were two dinosaurs on either side the entrance. At first we had to look at the building to make sure we were in the right place. And yes, we were at the Clinton Library.
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Searching for a Home – Gillett, AR

Dog Trot HouseAfter telling the story of Arkansas Post for over 35 years, the state park was without a home for thirty years, but the treasures and memories were honored and saved by the people of Arkansas County. The Arkansas Post State Park was established in 1929 outside Gillett, AR. The park gave visitors a view of life along the Arkansas River from the European explores until the destruction from the Civil War. In 1964 the National Park Service took over the park and it became a National Memorial, Arkansas Post. The state park was left without a home. Continue reading

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Arkansas Post National Memorial – Gillett, AR

Picnic SettingIn the quietness of this wooded area we could envision early settlers who paddled their canoes on the river and landed in this serene spot. A fort would be established and fought for by many nationalities. But today it was the perfect setting for our picnic lunch. Continue reading

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Poverty Point Historical Site – Epps, LA

FacilityDirt moving – no problem, just have the proper equipment and it is done very quickly. Now think about moving dirt using only baskets carrying fifty pounds per load. Using this method think about moving approximately fifty-three million cubic feet of dirt. Seems like a daunting task, but that is what the Poverty Point inhabitants accomplished between 1700 and 1100 B.C. They moved this enormous amount of dirt to build a complex of earthen mounds and ridges. Continue reading

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