National Treasures

National Treasures ~ crystal clear waters soft clouds pass lush green mountains beautiful treasures ~ ~ Sadly our beautiful Buffalo River is being polluted by hog farms moving into the surrounding lands. Despite research showing the harm and voracious protests, the state has continued to grant permits for large scale hog farming. The Buffalo River…

Natural State

Natural State ~ moss covered rocks scraggy oak trees, limestone bluffs fresh running rivers some of my favorite things found in the natural state ~   The nickname for Arkansas is the Natural State due to its scenic beauty, abundant wildlife, forests, and clear rivers and lakes. The rugged Ozarks are filled with craggy limestone…

water, clean, poetry

Clear Waters

Clear Waters ~ crystal blue waters meander down the valley running clear and clean ~ This is another section of the Buffalo River where I went hiking recently and posted the poem about Steel Creek. We are very fortunate to have such a clean river running through much of our state. The Buffalo River was designated as…

Steel Creek, poetry

Steel Creek

Steel Creek ~ the grace of water shaping limestone bluffs in time steel creek river show ~ The Steel Creek bluffs on the Buffalo River are some of my favorite rock formations. Their majesty tugs at my heart and calls me back to visit time after time, just like how they were formed, one patient…