My wife started off the texting conversation with "Let's go play in Hot Springs this weekend, that's better than any old stoopy tool, socks or underwear." She was referring to the rotary tool I had on my Father's Day wish list. "Stoopy" means s…
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are warning us of a virus that is apparently being carried by ticks called the Powassan Virus (POW), a neuroinvasive disease that currently has no known cure and about a 10% death rate for those that develop encephalitis from POW.
The Outdoor Extravaganza is coming up this Saturday in Forman, Arkansas. Sponsored by the Southern Sportsman Foundation and Ash Grove Cement Company, this outdoor event for kids of all ages is one you don't want to miss. Kids who like the outdoors and want to learn more about hunting, fishing, …
The "Fidget Spinner." The what, you may ask? Fidget Spinner, these little goomers are everywhere right now, in fact, I bet teachers all over the Ak-La-Tex have a drawer full of them because some kids (like me)... just can't put them down.
Nasty little critters, ticks I mean. There are a lot of insects and other crawly creatures that can just ruin an otherwise fun outing into nature, but ticks are pretty much right up there on the top of my list.
Over 1000 Scouts, Troops, Crews, Packs, leaders, moms, dads, brothers, sisters, kids in scouts, kids not in scouts, all gathered this weekend to have some fun together at Scout-O-Rama, the largest public-invited Scout Show in the Four States area. Really, this was a big deal.
Having a place on the Scout-O-Rama Committee for 2017 and being the guy in charge of publicity and such, I had a brilliant idea; "Why not do some live Facebook broadcasting from there this year"? It worked out OK, mostly, I guess.