Fall trees, or a sign of change to come

Fall in the Ozarks is a glorious time. On a sunny, blue-skied day, even the most skeptical among us probably believe in some form of higher power, because it’s just inspiring to imagine that the fiery reds and yellows and oranges result from the sweep of a divine brush over the landscape. And then youContinue reading “Fall trees, or a sign of change to come”

Thoughts on the eve of AWBU

It’s been more than a year since I decided to go hang out with a bunch of bloggers in Mountain View, AR at the Arkansas Women Bloggers Unplugged Conference.  If I’m honest, I was seduced by the free boots from Country Outfitter, but as you can read here and here, it was an interesting andContinue reading “Thoughts on the eve of AWBU”

Grey day photos and musings

It’s another grey day in Arkansas. Over on my facebook page, I’ve been having fun sharing photos that make me feel calm and inspired.  This seems to be a reaction to the tension in my work life these days; it helps to remember the peaceful and pretty places I’ve visited in the last few years,Continue reading “Grey day photos and musings”

When worlds collide: Wisconsin in Arkansas

I seriously cannot believe I’m doing this. I never thought I would write a blog post about Arkansas football. But since (former) UW Madison football coach Bret Bielema was announced as the new coach of the Arkansas Razorbacks, my phone has been buzzing with tweets and texts.  It makes me laugh.  Because I’m one ofContinue reading “When worlds collide: Wisconsin in Arkansas”