Category Archives: arkansas weather

Beware the Urge to Plant

The days are getting longer and warmer. The grass is getting greener and the ground is warming up. And I’m ready to play in the dirt and plant my garden! While it’s ok to plant cold season crops like broccoli, lettuce, and spinach now, it’s still too cold to plant tomatoes and peppers in the […]

Please Go Away, Winter

I said please. Just glad I’m not a cow.  It would stink to be a cow in this weather. It also stinks to be Sheldon in this weather. Sheldon met up with a skunk last week and still stinks to high heaven. Smelly Shelly.  No sleeping in the house for you. The day before the […]

JFK and Frozen Garlic

I spent the better part of last week in Dallas for meetings.  Friday, Dallas saw temperatures in the lower 70’s, so it didn’t take much to convince me to skip out of the afternoon meeting and take a field trip. As many times as I’ve been to Dallas, I had never been to the Sixth […]

How does this happen?

Do you ever wonder how people discover things? Why would someone cut a thin persimmon seed in half, discover kitchen utensils, and decide to  predict weather with this information? Why would someone drop a Mento candy into a diet coke? How did someone figure out that beet juice could be used as an ice melter? Was it purely by […]