Natural State

Keeping A Natural State

By Dustin Jayroe / Photos Courtesy of Keep Arkansas Beautiful   The slogan, “the Natural State,” has long been the descriptor for the state of Arkansas. It’s simple and concise, but also bigger than itself. Our many lakes and rivers, mountains and valleys, all flow through those three words, each contributing to the life cycle…

We All Float Down Here

By Ryan Nix / Photos By Casey Crocker   Once the seasons shift from winter to spring, Arkansans start itching to get outside.   Some of us hike, others play sports and almost everyone hosts or attends a cookout. However, one particular outdoor activity is gaining popularity across the state: paddle sports. Luckily for us,…

A Moment Changes Everything

By Olivia Paschal / Photos By Jamison Mosley   On opening weekend at the Momentary, the Bentonville contemporary art space built by the next generation of Waltons — Tom, Steuart and Olivia — the atmosphere was calm, almost peaceful. Families passed in and out, lingering at some of the art installations, rifling through the gift…

TULA

Tula Restaurant

By Matthew Milton // Photos by Jamison Mosley   Space and place are two very different things.   Space, for example, is a specific location. It’s the address on a mailbox in front of a house. Place is how we understand our attachment to that space. It’s how we feel when we’re inside of that…

Growing With a Purpose

By Jennifer Gibson of The Good Earth Garden Center Photos By Jamison Mosley Gardening has long been a favorite hobby, and for good reason. There is the obvious satisfaction of getting to enjoy the fruits of your labor, but that is just one of the many benefits gardening offers. The American Public Health Association encourages…

Step of Faith

Step of Faith

By Julie Craig / Photos By Jamison Mosley   “Living the dream” is a statement you expect to hear most often from the doting homeowner. But this time it’s also from the homebuilder. Chris Nelson, owner of Chris Nelson Construction in central Arkansas, is not your typical builder. Besides his incredible homebuilding skills, his background…