Author archives: Audrey Coleman

An Omnivore's Dilemma

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Dining out with a vegetarian or vegan and enjoying it n a recent Saturday, we were invited for a casual lunch with a couple of friends. We thought, “Sure,” and asked where to meet up. As per usual, we couldn’t decide where to go, so we asked for a call back when the restaurant had been chosen. We were not looking forward to that call. Deciding on whe[...]

JD & The Straight Shot Hit the Target

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on Henley Fans who bought out seats in the newly-renovated Robinson Theater to hear him sing his popular solo and Eagles hits received a bonus on Friday night, January 20th. Henley’s opening act, JD and the Straight Shot, were a hit with the audience.   The band—Jim Dolan, guitarist/vocalist; Marc Copely, guitarist/vocalist; Byron House, bassist; [...]

Beading A Bond Of Love

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By Audrey Coleman :: Photography by Cindy Momchilov he love story of Arkansas artists Tom and Sage Holland is as enchanting and colorful as the glass beads and other pieces they create in their Stone County studio.   To begin with, they were both born in the same county in Missouri—except five years apart. Her bio on the artists’ website, beaux[...]

Joe Jones And A Place Of Civic Reflection

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By Audrey Coleman :: Artwork by Joe Jones :: Photography by Helen Houp Fine Art Conservation     ena, a town of a little more than 5,000 residents, located in Polk County is known for its captivating scenery. Queen Wilhelmina State Park. The Little Missouri Falls. The Ouachita National Forest.   Now, add to that list another lit[...]

Basking in the Afterglow of Coffee

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ELEVATE YOUR CUP OF JAVA WITH A SHOT OF YOUR FAVORITE SPIRIT AND THE ADDITION OF FALL SPICES. Mixing a cocktail is chemistry – combining spirits with a complementary splash of this, or a shot of that, in such a way that balance is achieved, producing the perfect blend of liquid gratification. Or, perhaps it’s an art. When done well, stirring, shaking and po[...]

Stress Free Holiday Fitness

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Do you remember that television commercial from a few years ago where a woman, dressed in a thick, fluffy red robe with white furry trim, is bent over, fussing with the Christmas tree? Her young daughter comes into the room, catches a glimpse of her mom from behind and shouts, “Santa!” Mom’s cheerful holiday humming stops cold as she straightens her stanc[...]

Health: Your Diet & Wellness Connection

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The diagnosis is breast cancer.   learn all that you can from your doctor and begin considering treatment options. Then, once you regain your bearings after hearing the news, you begin to research. You troll the Internet, searching for all the information you can find about the disease. That’s a likely scenario for many newly diagnosed breast ca[...]