April 19, 2014

Marvelous! Voices — Outdoor Women

Ann Jones

By Ann Jones How is it that grown women must have training before they are outdoor women? Need we possess or master magical numbers of skills as prerequisites? What life experiences provide foundations that allow women ownership of sunshine and rain? Perhaps the great migration from rural to urban areas created the notion that women Read More

Ann Jones Bio

Ann Jones

Ann Jones is a retired schoolteacher and bus driver, and a lifetime outdoor enthusiast. She lives with her husband, Carl, in the Buffalo National Forest.                  

Michelle Edmonds Bio

Michelle Edmonds

Michelle Edmonds is a professional photographer living in Lakeview, Arkansas with her husband, Dru, an interpreter at Bull Shoals-White River State Park, and their chocolate lab, Rio. Born a Texan, Michelle has a bachelor’s degree in photojournalism from the University of Texas in Austin, but the Ozarks hold a special place in her heart. Visit Read More

Lucia Dulin Hawkins Bio

Lucia Dulin Hawkins

Lucia Dulin Hawkins, originally from Australia, resides in the Buffalo River area and writes about the beautiful Ozarks. As well as non-fiction magazine articles, she also escapes into the exciting world of fiction with her short stories, and enjoys blogging. BuffaloRiverWriter.com              

Sarah Knight Bio

Sarah Knight

After earning her BFA from Eastern New Mexico University, Sarah moved to Arkansas to be near her family and to pursue a career in Graphic Design. Her first seven years in the field were at AY Magazine in Little Rock as their Creative Director. Five years ago she moved to Mountain Home to start a Read More

Kelly Householder-Giuliano Bio

Kelly Householder-Giuliano

Home, AR, and after living and working across the U.S. with her husband, Peter, in the motion-picture business, has returned to retire on Lake Norfork. She enjoys volunteer work with horses and the performing arts.  

Wayne Embrey Bio

Wayne Embrey

Wayne was lead engineer with a global repair corporation, and now spends his time trying to help people cope with our world of technology. He owns Nerds Computer Services at 507 Main Street in Mountain Home, Arkansas. You can reach him at 870-321-4475.      

Christy Case Keirn Bio

Christy Case Keirn

Christy Case Keirn is the director of communications and institutional advancement at Arkansas State University-Mountain Home. She and her husband, Bud, live in Mountain Home, where they enjoy life in a log home full of books.

Marvelous! Voices — Books that Bind Us

Christy Case Keirn

By Christy Case Keirn I think a passion for reading was written in my DNA. My memories of childhood always include books: Amelia Bedelia, The Wind in the Willows, and Alice in Wonderland. Every Christmas I crawled into my granddaddy’s lap to read Why the Chimes Rang and we cried together when the long-silent bells Read More

Cindy Young — Bio

Cindy Young

Cindy Young is employed with Sanderson Farms, Inc. in Laurel, MS, where she works in the Organization Development Department. Previously, she owned and operated The Red Raven Inn Bed and Breakfast in Yellville, AR, following a 25-year career in Human Resources. Traveling internationally as Vice President of Human Resources and Global Social Compliance for Capital Read More