Mapping Movies

Mapping Movies

Back in the fall, Entertainment Weekly magazine compiled and posted a list of iconic movies that it believes represents each state in America. The movies were either set in a particular state, or were about that location. Some of the choices were very obvious, while others may be less recognizable.   For Arkansas, the movie of choice was 1969’s True Grit, starring John Wayne. Part of […]

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The Great American Eclipse Is Coming

The Great American Eclipse Is Coming

Unless you’ve been on a secluded island for the past year or so, you probably have heard about the solar eclipse that we will get to experience next Monday, August 21. This event is being labeled “The Great American Eclipse,” because it’s the first total eclipse to happen in 38 years, and will be visible in all of North America, at varying degrees of coverage. […]

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Enjoy the Great Outdoors in Arkansas

Enjoy the Great Outdoors in Arkansas

It’s (almost) summertime! The weather is great, so you might have the urge to get outside and play. Besides that, June is National Great Outdoors Month. Lucky for us, there’s a beautiful state with lots of fun and family friendly outdoor activities right in our backyard.   If you crave water sports, trails for hiking, biking or walking, then Arkansas has you covered. Or maybe […]

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Looking for Leprechauns in Arkansas

Looking for Leprechauns in Arkansas

With the convenience of electronics in our culture, finding the correct spelling of a particular word is not like it used to be. Gone are the days of looking it up in a dictionary that is housed on your parents’ bookshelf. Does anyone still own a dictionary? Today, even elementary aged students know that all it takes to find an answer is simply to “Google […]

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Fun Arkansas Facts

Fun Arkansas Facts

    As the year winds down, we thought it would be fun to explore some trivia about Arkansas. We found some great facts from the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism to share with you.     Did You Know? The climate is pretty mild in Arkansas. The average annual temperatures fall between 58-65 degrees. This is particularly obvious to us as we are in the […]

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