Eureka Springs

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The entire two and a half square miles of downtown of Eureka Springs is on the National Historic Register.  I traveled to Eureka Springs on a hosted trip along with my friend Rose Hammit and a group of travel writers that are part of the North American Travel Journalists Association.  When we drove into town […]

Hunter Honey Farm, a Honey of a Place!

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Melissa Mack has a honey of a job. She works at Hunter’s Honey Farm a 4th generation family business that has been around since 1910.  Sara Broers of Travels With Sara and I were lucky enough to get our very own tour.  We learned several things from Malissa.  My top ten take always were: 1) […]

Angel of the visor

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Some of us have a charm for luck while others put faith in higher powers to protect us from harm.  That was true of my friend who bought her daughter a Visor Angel to watch over her while living in a city hundreds of miles from the small town where she grew up.  My friend […]

You never know who you are talking to!


From city to city and town to town, you never know who you may meet on the road. That is one of the joys of traveling and that came home to roost this morning for Keith and I. We stayed overnight in Iowa.  We had a great stay (except when our smoke alarm went off […]

Plein Air, a painting experience at McCloud Nature Park

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I am a nature girl.  I love trails, trees and well, nature, but a painter I’m not.  However, Rachel Davis from The Purple Palette did her best to bring out the artist in me!  Along with a group of travel writers I had the chance to do a plein air experience, ala indoors. The term “plein […]