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Little Rock, Podcast, Amateur Traveler, In the Pipeline

In The Pipeline + Happy New Year

Well hello there friends. Happy New Year to you! We got back from Arkansas this week and strangely enough it has been warmer in Scotland than in Little Rock. Go figure. We had the most wonderful visit home, which was collectively documented thoroughly on the Facebook. I did not look at a computer even once, …

A Walk in Arkansas (48/48)

Friends, this is it. Number #48 of #48walks! I’m ending an epic year of walking with this early morning walk up a mountain while I was home in Arkansas this past September. Walking with friends who love me even if my dreadlocks blow into their faces. YIKES! I got to pop home in September for …

Lakewood Lake, Spring Green

A Love Letter to Lakewood Lake

A Love Letter to Lakewood Lake In honor of wishing I was smack dab in the middle of a giant family gathering today, I am sharing an ode to one of my favorite spots in my hometown, Lakewood Lake. A Love Letter to Lakewood Lake You have been my stomping grounds since I was a …

Crystal Bridges, Northwest Arkansas, Museum, Arkansas, Travel

Crystal Bridges: Museum Of American Art

Crystal Bridges A few weeks ago I went to Northwest Arkansas with my mom to see Listen To Your Mother and while we were in the area, I visited Crystal Bridges for the first time. Crystal Bridges is a Museum of American Art that opened in Northwest Arkansas in 2011.  Located about 30 minutes north …

Sandy, Boultinghouse, Farmland, Day On A Farm, Back To My Roots, purple hull peas

Back To Your Roots

Getting Back To Your Roots I can feel my blood pressure dropping as I drive out to my friend’s house in the country. I take the exit and head north on an old highway surrounded by fields of yellow wildflowers and cardboard signs for fresh picked strawberries. Sandy, along with her husband Michael, live in …

Us + Them

I mentioned this week that I LOVE that when Whitney Loibner takes our pictures, she takes some of just us. (Taido and me) And some of just them. (The Kids) True story: Before Whitney started taking our pictures, I never liked photos of myself.  I also had exactly ZERO framed pictures of Taido and me …

K Hall and Sons, Little Rock local spots, Saturday Shrimp Boil

K Hall and Sons, Little Rock, Arkansas

A Visit to K. Hall and Sons Produce Market for Shrimp Boil Saturday Our friend, Josh, has been telling us for a while that we needed to come visit him and his family and take a walk up the street to this local produce market where they have a shrimp and crab legs boil every …

Tollantusky Trail, Hiking in Arkansas, Arkansas Hiking Trails, Exploring Arkansas, Outside with kids

Tollantusky Trail

 Arkansas Hiking Trails: Tollantusky Trail A couple of weekends ago we were looking for a day hike close to home and we stumbled upon the Tollantusky Trail near Conway, Arkansas. The trailhead is at the Cadron Settlement Park, which is located on AR-319 W off of Highway 64. This park is also home to restored …

Once Upon A Farm

photo by jerusalem greer @ jolly goode gal In the world of modern day technology, I find that it is a rare treat to be engaged by someone who holds my attention with nothing but an exceptional ability to wield the English language. Last week I had the remarkable privilege of meeting not just one, …

Little Rock Zoo Days

Little Rock Zoo Days This past fall I joined the Little Rock Zoo on one of our days out of school.  I realized I only had to come one other time to make it worth it to go ahead and join, and I’ve been pleasantly surprised by how much we’ve used it. Our favorite time …

Field Trip: Little Rock Nine

Last Friday I accompanied the fourth graders at Pike View on a field trip that included stops at Little Rock Central High School, the Old State House and the Arkansas State Capitol.  The trip came on the heels of units for Black History month and a social studies unit on the federal, state and local …