Posts by Author: jthorpe@msgd.aristotle.net

Last Fall I had the pleasure of meeting outdoor writer and photographer and Ottawa, Ontario native, Tim Allard.  He recently published this article about his Arkansas fishing experience.   Arkansas Adventure: Stripers and More… ByTim Allard*   All is quiet as a cool November fog cloaks Lake Norfork. Leslie Wake of Twin Lakes Guide Service …
Last September, I had the opportunity to visit the Rock ‘N’ Roll Highway 67 Museum in Newport, AR and to sit down with musician Sonny Burgess to discuss the early days of rockabilly. The nostalgia was almost overwhelming as we discussed Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, the Silver Moon, barn dances, hot cars and …
 I spent this past weekend on two wheels.  Satruday I completed the 100 K portion of the Tour de Rock that took me through flat Delta farmland.  Sunday, I raced through the Boston Mountains outside of Rogers, Arkansas during the Battle for Townsend’s Ridge at Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area.  Arkansas has many miles of …
Little Rock Express Communities Prepare to Celebrate their Social Media Success Union Pacific’s legendary steam locomotive, No. 844, left its home-base in Cheyenne, Wyoming, today and is heading to Arkansas to visit communities that cast the most online votes through Union Pacific’s Great Adventure – You Route the Steam contest. The Little Rock Express route …
This year marks the beginning of a four-year commeration of the Civil War.  Below are links to two videos featuring Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Executive Director, Richard Davies and theCommunity Outreach Director at Arkansas Historic Preservation Program, Mark Christ.  Part 1: Part 2:
Day 2: Wednesday, April 27 Tour, Presentations and Activities at Moss Mountain Farm   Our Dena Woerner is ready for a second day with P. Allen Smith and his partners     The Garden2Blog event film crew         7:00-8:00 a.m.: En route to Garden Home Retreat at Moss Mountain Farm   8:00-8:30 a.m.: Tour …