They’re trying to build a dog park in WLR

February 26, 2017

6 West Little Rock Dog Park  Share   Tweet 98 shares Welcome to the West Little Rock Dog Park fundraising site!

Arnold Palmer’s gratitude

September 26, 2016

 I wrote this back in 1999. Near the end of the 1960s, a Gallup poll designed to sound the depths of American cynicism turned up the interesting factoid that there was but one American who could still be considered an …

Pornagraphie alimentaire

June 18, 2016

blood,dirt & angels’ roving correspondents, Jack and Marcia Schnedler, rarely miss a meal on the road. Food and drink are among their prime travel pleasures, as witness these photos from their current trip to the French regions of Normandy and …

Max Ferguson at Crystal Bridges

June 7, 2016

BY KAREN MARTINfor blood, dirt and angelsBENTONVILLE — Max Ferguson is a painter. The Long Island native is known for hyper-detailed depictions of vanishing scenes in and around New York City. One of his works, titled Time (2006, oil on panel), is part …

“Trump Stakes,” a poem by Johnny Wink

May 8, 2016

Sent our way this afternoon:     Trump Stakes   The Donald called me a liar when I told him That the word travel comes from a Latin word Having to do with torture.  When I suggested That, when he gets around …

“Smile for peace, clean your teeth for peace”

April 28, 2016

A conversation with Sonny Liew

April 15, 2016

I hope to run into this gentleman today at the Arkansas Literary Festival.

“Vodka Was…”

April 10, 2016

This goes with my April 17 Spirits column. I don’t think Blake Shelton’s gonna ever record this song.

The Open Road

March 7, 2016

This is the promotional video for the book the current Crystal Brides show is based on. I’m writing about the exhibition Sunday. The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip from Aperture Foundation on Vimeo.


February 18, 2016

ARKATEXT LITERARY FESTIVAL SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 7-11 By Logan Miller University of Central Arkansas College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Writing will hold its annual ArkaText literary festival from March 7-11 with most …