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An Arkansas traveler

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“Oh, we’ll have a little music first and then some supper, too. But before we have the supper, we will play the music through. You’ll forget about your supper. You’ll forget about your home. You’ll forget you ever started out in Arkansaw to roam.”
― Anonymous, “The Arkansas Traveler”

“You should see lots of cardinals in the midwest”, my friend Shari Garbett told me. She was referring to the birds and not a baseball team.

Since moving to Arkansas recently and retiring from MUSD after 30 years as middle school librarian, I have seen none of our fine feathered friends, but I have seen many potential unfeathered friends.

The Mountain Home Public Library is one of the most fantastic sights I have ever seen! The exterior is magnificent. The interior is even more so. I admit the most attractive part to me is their Blackbird Café, which makes the best lattes in town. Alas, this town has no Starbucks, and I have a brand new Starbucks card in my wallet, thanks to my dear friend Moira Farrelly...


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