Redefining Retirement

By Tracy Courage ::  Photography by Cindy Momchlilov [dropcap]M[/dropcap]any Arkansans already know that the Natural State is a good place to work and raise a family. And many are also finding that it is a good place to retire to. Arkansas’ abundance of outdoor recreational activities, generally mild climate and relatively low cost of living…

HIKING ARKANSAS’ Winter Wonderlands

-Chilly temperatures are not a reason to miss the great outdoors when you can enjoy Arkansas’ winter beauty with the right preparations. Outdoor enthusiasts Thomas Wallace and Maura Montez of Little Rock take a rest during a day hike in The Natural State. By Frank Barton :: Photography by Jamison Mosley & Janet Warlick [dropcap]O[/dropcap]f all…

LULU CHI Chi’s Dimsum & Bistro

By Brigette Williams :: Photography by Jamison Mosley   [dropcap]S[/dropcap]aturday, January 28th begins the 2017 Chinese New Year of the Rooster. Considered the most motivated animal in the Chinese zodiac, people who are ‘Roosters’ make their careers a priority. They are hard-working, resourceful and talented. While Lulu Chi, matriarch of the Chi’s culinary empire, is…

Sweet Pairings for Dessert

By Margie Raimondo :: Photography by Jamison Mosley Throw out any beliefs about wine and desserts. It’s all about enhancing the taste of both. Wine glasses courtesy of Everyday Chef. [dropcap]M[/dropcap]y grandfather always said, “Food is the celebration of life and wine is the extension of a good life.“ Going by that mantra eliminates a lot…

Orval Faubus’ School Issues – and the 1954 Run for Governor

By Nathania Sawyer :: Photos courtesy of special collections UofA libraries, Fayetteville [dropcap]D[/dropcap]uring the 1954 Democratic gubernatorial primary, incumbent Governor Frances Cherry faced off against a relative newcomer, Orval Faubus, and two other candidates. Cherry received 48 percent of the vote, and Faubus garnered 34 percent—which forced a run-off election. As the campaign heated up for…

The Skinny On Pain Management

By Jeanni Brosius :: Illustration by Jamison Mosley   [dropcap]M[/dropcap]ore than half of the adults in the United States suffer from one or more chronic health conditions, according the Centers of Disease Control For Disease Control and Prevention. “Ninety percent of those diseases have one common symptom, and that’s chronic pain,” said Dr. Meraj Siddiqui,…

Final Thought

  [dropcap]E[/dropcap]ver wondered who made the very first New Year’s resolution? I’ve done some preliminary research – if you call Googling the words origins of new year’s resolutions research. My conclusion, based on early evidence: There’s a lot of resolutions-related research material out there. Some of that material seems plausible, while other stuff should be…