Tag: Arkansas

The Cheeseburger Quest continues

I’ve had several people ask me if I’ve found that “perfect” cheeseburger. Well, as always, I’m still on my quest for the Best Cheeseburger in the World. And I’ve got one you need to try. In the small town of Rosston, Ark., I love to stop at Barr’s Junction, a little country store situated right…

“The Best Hamburger in the World”

I love traveling through small towns. And I especially love stopping at local places to eat. There’s just something about sitting down at a small restaurant, and listening to the conversations that are taking place all around me – conversations about the daily life in a town I’ll never really be a part of. And meeting…

A shorts-sighted view of parenting

I like to wear shorts. Or it could just be that I hate wearing pants. I’d wear shorts year around if my boss would let me. My favorite thing to wear when it’s cold is shorts and a sweatshirt. A friend in college called this “Dressing for Hell.” I’m still not sure what that means, but…

Football Friday – a glimpse of small-town America

I love small towns. I like driving the countryside and passing through different towns as I go, wondering about the people in each town and what it would be like. Luckily for me, I have a second job as a broadcaster for a high school team in a small town. I’ve been involved in covering…

Hawaii delayed for rummage through the trash

During the year my wife was sick, it seemed like our entire life was in chaos. It seemed that almost every day brought some new crisis. But there were a few happy memories from that time. One in particular stands out – our trip to Hawaii. Tracie wanted to visit Hawaii. But it seemed impossible .…