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Arkansas Trails

Spring offers an abundance of wildflowers, redbuds, sarvice, and dogwoods. The leaves are just popping out and with the spring rains, you have the advantage of viewing some spectacular waterfalls. Continue reading

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Monday With Skyler

I’m so thankful to say that I helped care for Tess as she grew up, For me there is no greater joy than children. Continue reading

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Clabbering Milk

Ingredients: Farm fresh raw milk (unpasteurized), about a week or two old is best. Process: Leave your milk on the counter in a jar (sealed) for 2-3 days in a warm spot until solids appear. Shake it to see if … Continue reading

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Ten Indictments against the Modern Church

Book review of Ten Indictments against the Modern Church by Paul Washer. Reviewed by dtbrents. Continue reading

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Creation

God created the heavens and the earth

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

The Creation Story
The story of how God made everything is, naturally, at the very beginning of the Bible:
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The Sister’s Vacation 2013

BRENDA, ME, JANICE AND CAROLYN My sisters and I just returned from a road trip to North Carolina. I am so thankful for the time we spent together. We visited some beautiful places and had some good food and some not so good. We did not like Paula Deen’s food. Any one of the four of us could have made a better meal than we had there. Paula has a fantastic personality and you can’t help but like her but I left her Continue reading

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White Sharecroppers In Arkansas History

Tenancies have been used widely throughout Arkansas, but prior to the Civil War, slaves worked most vast agricultural tracts along the Mississippi River planted in cotton. When the South lost the war, bringing slavery to an end, Arkansas landowners and freed slaves then began negotiating new labor relationships to cultivate land up and down the Arkansas Delta. While some planters preferred day labor, using workers hired by the hour, week, or month, other landowners opted for tenant farmers. In some instances, a hybrid of the two existed. For example, after a farmer got his crop harvested, his family members might work as day laborers for other tenants to supplement their income or provide “Christmas money.” Continue reading

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