Archive for May, 2020

I was on my morning walk at the old Little Rock City Golf Course … War Memorial. As I passed a hedgerow, I noticed thorny bushes with colorful berries … Arkansas Wild Blackberries …WOW !!! Right here in the city!

Of course, I stopped … taste tested … and picked a few that will top my cereal tomorrow morning.

What a serendipitous find … no doubt I shall pass this way again.

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Amazing afternoon and night …

Amazing as it was … it was a bit warm and a little humid.  However this did not dampen out spirits nor our enjoyment of one more night of camping in ARKANSAS THE NATURAL STATE.  And yes, that’s a battery powered fan next to my coffee cup.  Felt pretty good for the first couple of hours in my tent.

Lepidopterist I am not … but that did not stop me from thoroughly relishing the site of this colorful adornment to our camp area.


Out of state visitors often comment about the trees and the “green” of Arkansas.  The Ouachita National Forest is one of the most naturally beautiful areas in the state … actual mountains, heavy forest and pristine streams and creeks. A great place to hike, camp and refresh.

What a way to socially distance during Covid 19 Pandemic.  YES!!!




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