August 29, 2014

Lindsey Hardin Bio

Lindsey Hardin

Lindsey Hardin is a natural foods specialist, certified Food For Life instructor, and owner of Ozark Integrative Wellness Center. She and her husband, Erik, are Mountain Home natives and have a 5-year-old daughter. You can read more about her activities at

Kate Wilmoth Bio

Kate Wilmoth

In 2006 Kate Wilmoth moved to Mountain Home where she currently resides with her husband, Ray. She was first introduced to craft beer when she started managing for Judicious Spirits in 2010 where she is currently employed. Her love of beer and interest in writing has come together in the form of Brew Belles and Read More

Melissa Bitting Bio

Melissa Bitting

Melissa Bitting owns Bitt O’Hunny Photography and works part-time as a customer service associate at Lowe’s. When she’s not behind her camera, she loves baking for her two children and refinishing old furniture. Born and raised in southern California, she now lives with her family in Salem.

Debby Stanuch Bio

Debby Stanuch

An Illinois native, Debby and her husband, Don, retired to the Twin Lakes Area nearly nine years ago. A news junkie, Debby is a reporter for KTLO, Classic Hits and The Boot news and is the host of Talk of the Town heard weekdays on KTLO-FM. She serves on the board of directors of the Read More

Marvelous! Voices — Fall Has Me Dreaming of Warmer Weather by Debby Stanuch

Metro Creative

By Debby Stanuch Fall. That’s what happens to my mood this time of the year as days grow shorter and shadows lengthen. I know most folks love autumn, the cooler weather and changing colors, but not me. I am a summer gal. I love hot weather! As temperatures rise, so do my spirits. When temperatures Read More

Marvelous! Voices — Why I Teach Art

Watercolor by Beth Ivens

By Beth Ivens Occasionally I am asked, “What made you decide to go into education?” A second question follows: “Why ART education?” It wasn’t because of June, July, and August as some might joke. So I’ve been thinking about why and remembering a conversation my husband, Larry, and I had with an old friend early Read More

Marvelous! Voices — Kelly Householder-Giuliano

Kelly at 25

By Kelly Householder-Giuliano Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought, “What the hell happened here”? I’m here to tell you, aging ain’t for sissies! I have no idea what the phrase “growing old gracefully” means. It’s NOT graceful! I’m a baby boomer, like many of you, so we’re facing aging every day in Read More

Ellen Chagnon Bio

Ellen Chagnon

Ellen is a botanist and wetland scientist with a B.S. and M.S. in botany from the University of New Hampshire. Having retired to the calm of Arkansas, she spends her time as a Master Naturalist with the North Central chapter, and as a Master Gardener.              

Lucinda Reynolds Bio

Lucinda Reynolds

Over the years, Lucinda’s gardening experience, as well as her love of nature and keen eye for observation, have led her to an appreciation of the “web of life” to which she, plants, and other creatures belong.                

Marvelous! Voices — “How’s it going, Diane?”

Diane Mikrut - Doe & Fawn

By Diane Mikrut | Photographs courtesy of Diane Mikrut Having become a social network fan, I am personally challenged each morning by a little gremlin that apparently resides inside my computer under the pseudonym facebook, and whose persistence to know what makes me tick is truly unrelenting. Normally somewhat reserved, in this instance and without Read More