Rogers, Arkansas: Admire Turn-of-the-Century Architecture

    10/03/22 •

    Beautiful turn-of-the-century buildings are at the heart of Roger’s appeal. Welcome to my hometown — Rogers, Arkansas. It’s tucked away in the northwest corner of the state, surrounded by some of the prettiest country you’ll ever see. We’re minutes from Beaver Lake, a 30,000-acre reservoir in the Ozark Mountains, so lots of visitors come here…

    Mountain View, Arkansas: Impromptu Concerts That You Can Take Part In (2)

    12/06/22 •

    If you play an instrument, bring it along when you visit Mountain View, Arkansas. As you take an evening stroll through this cute little hamlet, you’ll realize in no time flat why it’s known as the “Folk Music Capital of the World”. People come from miles around to gather in the town square and perform…

    Daisy Airgun Museum in Rogers, Arkansas

    11/06/18 •

    While exploring northwest Arkansas, we were pleased to discover the Daisy Airgun Museum in historic Rogers. Just walking through the door brought back long-forgotten memories. My husband remembered his first Daisy BB gun, and I recalled “borrowing” my brother’s gun and being thrilled that I didn’t “shoot like a girl”! But as the museum’s timeline…

    Ozark National Forest, Arkansas: Awe Inspiring Vistas and Rock Formations

    10/29/20 •

    In the Ozark National Forest in northwestern Arkansas, you’ll find breathtaking vistas and awesome rock formations in the Pedestal Rocks Scenic Area, east of the town of Pelsor. To reach these enormous eroded sandstone columns, just follow the 2-1/4-mile Pedestal Rocks Trail along a line of bluffs; the path is steep in some places, but…

    How to Choose and Use a Survival Knife (3)

    11/27/17 •

    …either natural stones or man-made from abrasives like aluminum oxide or silicon carbide. The natural versions — often known as Arkansas stones — tend to be more expensive. All types are available in various grits, with lower numbers being coarser and higher ones finer. Coarse stones remove material more quickly, but leave a rougher edge….