May 28, 2017

Marvelous! Voices — Yardwork Therapy

By Trieneke Self It was mid-July, 98 degrees and sticky hot, but I kept working with determination as I gripped my “Arkansas rock bar,” lifting the heavy steel pole as high as I could and aiming at the hard dirt covering the bottom of the hole. Sparks flew and the pole clanged sharply, jarring me Read More

Bio — Jo Wolf

Jo Wolf grew up all over the world in an Air Force family, moving every 3 years. She was a medical social worker for 25 years in a large Southern California hospital. She and husband Buzz retired to Mountain Home, where Jo is enrolled at ASUMH studying social media for business. She loves working at Read More

Bio — Trieneke Self

Trieneke Self is a retired funeral director/after-care provider and is a volunteer grief support group facilitator for Hospice of the Ozarks. In addition to gardening and landscaping, she enjoys handwork, cooking, teaching ladies Sunday School class, serving through Rotary, sewing and doing alterations. Trieneke and her husband, Bill, have lived in Bull Shoals since 1966, Read More

Bio — Sarah Knight

Sarah began her career in graphic design 16 years ago at AY Magazine, a regional publication, based in Little Rock as their Creative Director after graduating from Eastern New Mexico University with her BFA in Graphic Design. After seven years she moved to agency work focusing on print and brand identity projects before venturing out Read More

Marvelous! Voices — Happy Trails Make Happy People

By Janet Wood | Photo courtesy of Janet Wood My entire life has been wrapped up in sports and nature. As a child, I spent an enormous amount of time playing basketball (our dirt court was as hard as concrete from bouncing the ball so much), and hunting, fishing, and trapping in the Knob Creek Read More

Bio — Irene Lenihan

Irene is a jewelry artisan who creates original hand-beaded, nature-inspired jewelry from vintage beads, Swarovski crystals, lampwork beads, and her own handmade precious metal clay beads. She started beading as a way to relax after work as a computer analyst at FedEx in Memphis. She and her husband, John, live in an old Methodist church Read More

Bio — Janet Wood

After 38 years as a teacher, coach, administrator, and athletic director, Janet Wood is now serving as the research and development specialist for the Mountain Home School District. She was inducted into the Arkansas Coaches Association Hall of Fame, the SAU Athletic Hall of Honor, and the MH Athletic Hall of Honor. She enjoys the Read More

Bio — Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell

Kerri Fivecoat-Campbell has been a journalist and author for 18 years. She works in her Belle Writer’s Studio with five rescue dogs and writes a blog about her tiny house. Her book, Living Large in Our Little House: Thriving in 480 Square Feet With Six Dogs, a Husband and One Remote, details her journey, as Read More

Let a Christmas Village Inspire Happy Memories

By Diane Ogborn It’s Christmastime again, a time for reflecting on all of the wonderful Christmases I have had with family members who are no longer here, especially my mom, Agnes Yanek. One of my favorite ways of remembering her is by sharing my Christmas village with Hospice House in her memory, something I have Read More

Bio — Estella Tullgren

Born into a family with two varied cultures was the perfect backdrop for Estella Tullgren to become a foodie. Her mother, from Schweinfurt, Germany, and her father, born in the Rio Grand Valley in Donna, Texas, created endless dishes with incredible sauces, delectable pastries, and spicy flavors.