Floating in the Drought

Much of Arkansas is currently under sever/extreme drought conditions. It hasn't rain much here all summer. Every time we get a few drops Facebook lights up with tongue-in-cheek questions about what is falling from the sky. If you are a kayaker, it's been a disappointing Summer for floating. Or has it? We've been wanting to do some floating this summer and to hear much of the media talk, … [Read more...]

The View Never Changes…

Welcome first time blogger McKenna. I wanted to get a younger voice in the blogs here and our teenage daughter was up to the task. Besides all the things she mentions doing on Saturday, she spent most of Sunday volunteering in the Kid's Tent at Pinnacle Mountain Rendezvous. This Saturday was a busy day for me and my family. Hiking, housework, Hillcrest Harvestfest, and all kinds of things that, … [Read more...]

Ouachita Trail Sign

Party preparations, snow, work and other commitments kept Lisa and I inside or otherwise busy for the past week. Saturday, a few hours before the party we had been planning, we decided to head out to a trail. Being short on time, we decided on fast hiking part of the Ouachita Trail, north of Lake Maumelle. We had time to hike in for an hour and then come back out. The combination of snow, mud and … [Read more...]