Category Archives: Arkansas

Minding My Own Beeswax

Making honey is no small feat for a bee.  Foraging bees must first visit many flowers to collect nectar.  Then, it is brought to the hive where a worker bee takes the nectar and places it in one of the openings in the specially … Continue reading

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A Pollinator-Friendly Garden

This time of year, the gardens are filling in nicely with a mixture of annuals and perennials.  When the summer heat begins to build, I usually devote my garden walks to the early morning or late evening (late evening being … Continue reading

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Outdoor Learning at the Ozark Natural Science Center

*this is a sponsored post In a traditional school, different subjects require different teaching methods.  I remember learning math with a big chalkboard and pencils with good erasers.  English and reading were done in quiet classrooms or libraries and science was … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung

Spring is Happening in the Ozark Mountains Continue reading

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Coach Exhibits Love of the Game and Academics For Over Half a Century

This was a sponsored post but I’m so glad I was able to write about this coach from our hometown.  It was one of the most-read stories of the year for OnlyInArk  #ad In the NW corner of the state, in … Continue reading

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Don Tyson School of Innovation

This post is sponsored but all opinions are my own It’s been a long time since I was in school.  When I attended Springdale High School 35+ years ago, the front lobby was the hub of communication and general meeting spot for … Continue reading

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Time To Tidy Up

This time of year starts a frenzy of garden to-do lists.  Seed packets are organized, new seed varieties are studied, and plans are being made for the gardens.  Not much can be planted outside now, but the greenhouse space is … Continue reading

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