December 16, 2011

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Fall in Northwest Arkansas in is a beautiful time.   The leaves change colors and the summer heat moves out and leaves the mild temperatures of Fall.  Sweaters are retrieved from the closets and schools begin.  Then, it is time for Halloween and fall festivals.  Then, Thanksgiving is on the way with Christmas waiting in …
I have been a political junkie since I was in high school.  Politics was a frequent topic of conversation in our house even when I was a kid.  In our house our opinions were considered even when we were very young children.  Each of us would discuss the latest political events and we usually watched …
I went to high school from 7th through the first part of 10th grade at Green Forest High School.  While I was in 10th Grade, we moved back to Springdale.  I graduated from Springdale High School. Green Forest High School is a fairly small high school with a total enrollment of about 1000 students (from …
I went to four different elementary schools as a child. I went to Jones Elementary for kindergarten.  I don’t remember a lot about that year except for the reading circles that I loved. Then, I went to Tyson Elementary for 1st grade.  I mostly remember sitting on the hill at recess and watching the other …
The foods we have now for Thanksgiving are pretty much the same as they have been since I was a small child.  We have a turkey, dressing, ham, potato salad, mashed potatoes, gravy, deviled eggs, pumpkin pie, cornbread dressing, baked beans, and rolls.  The deserts have varied a lot over the years but are the …
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