Books of photographs are like bowls of peanuts: They're both well-suited for nibbling. And you may reach the end of the book or the bottom of the bowl before you realize it.
Spring is a prime festival season in Arkansas. The icy interludes of winter are (let's hope) behind us. And the torrid heat of summer lies well over the horizon.
Given the recent spasms of wintry weather, it's conceivable that Pinnacle Mountain State Park is pressing its luck this weekend with activities labeled as "spring" events.
The recent blitzes of snow, sleet and freezing rain incline an Arkansas traveler's mind toward indoor fun. A best bet for a winter day trip when roads are passable is one of the state's varied museums of note.
Before a network of 18 dams subdued the Arkansas River, the waterway was a raging force of nature that regularly wrecked boats and flooded lowlands.
Yes, there is an official Arkansas State Mineral. As voted by the General Assembly back in 1967, it's the quartz crystal.
Some youngsters from urban schools who tour Heifer Ranch have never been on a farm, or even near one.
Journalists are generally advised to keep themselves out of their stories. But I'll assert a point of personal privilege for this visit to Stuttgart's Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie.
One exhibit at the impressively wide-ranging Grant County Museum is kept behind closed doors.
A skeleton of probably the largest animal ever stalked in our hunter-happy corner of the world greets visitors to the Arkansas State University Museum.